Pseudomembraneous colitis has been increasingly observed after therapy with several antibiotics including ampicillin. This report describes the clinical and pathologic features of a patient who developed pseudomembraneous colitis while receiving ampicillin. The strikingly characteristic nature of these lesions is discussed and early diagnosis in the prevention of a potentially hazardous disorder is emphasized.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||The American Journal of Gastroenterology|
|State||Published - Oct 1976|
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