Colonic mucosal biopsy revealed acute exudative colitis compatible with ischemic colitis
The "accordion" sign can be seen in other causes of infectious colitis, lupus vasculitis, and ischemic colitis
, while the double/fat halo" sign is very typical of IBD.
Although our findings show that menopausal hormone therapy may increase the risk of major GI bleeding, especially in the lower GI tract, it is important for these patients to know that this therapy is still an effective treatment; however, both clinician and patient should be more cautious in using this therapy in some cases, such as with patients who have a history of ischemic colitis
Incidence of ischemic colitis
and serious complications of constipation among patients using alosetron: systematic review of clinical trials and post-marketing surveillance data.
during pegylated interferon-alpha and ribavirin therapy for chronic hepatitis C.
The picture corresponds to the one of ischemic colitis
in the stage of stenosis.
51,52) This sign describes smooth, rounded impressions causing filling defects classically seen in barium studies of ischemic colitis
is more commonly found in elderly patients with cardiovascular or other diseases.
arising in watershed areas of the colonic blood supply: a report of two cases.
There were no cases of ischemic colitis
and no deaths.
Their assessment suggested infectious diarrhea as the most likely diagnosis, followed by ischemic colitis
and diverticular disease.
associated with use of a bitter orangecontaining dietary weight-loss supplement.
Besides cardiovascular problems, Zelnorm's been linked to severe diarrhea and ischemic colitis
, a life-threatening condition where part of the colon dies from lack of blood flow.
microscopic colitis, diverticulitis, pouchitis, ischemic colitis
, celiac sprue, or cancer).
The differential diagnosis includes perforated appendicitis, gastritis, colitis, ischemic colitis
, inflammatory bowel disease, cholecystitis, and pancreatitis, amongst others (Azer, 2006).