Clostridium Difficile Enteritis

by Carlo Raj, MD

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    The lecture Clostridium Difficile Enteritis by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Small and Large Intestine Diseases.

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    1. Abnormally large dilated bowel loops
    2. Twisted bowel
    3. Diverticular shadow
    4. Multiple polypoidal masses
    5. A nodule-like area at the junction pylorus and 1st part of duodenum
    1. Clostridium difficle
    2. Vibrio cholerae
    3. E. coli
    4. Salmonella typhae
    5. Botulinum toxin
    1. Surgical resection is the treatment of choice
    2. Antibiotics kill all other competitive bacteria and allow clostridium difficle to form pseudomembranes
    3. Colonoscopy biopsy aids in diagnosis
    4. Bacterial toxin assay aids in diagnosis
    5. Prolonged usage of antibiotics causes pseudomembranous colitis

    Author of lecture Clostridium Difficile Enteritis

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD

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