A rare cause of acute abdomen after proctocolectomy

Daniel Gerald Croagh, Simon Parkinson Bach, James Keck

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Although proctocolectomy and ileal pouch surgery is a routine part of modern-day management for complicated ulcerative colitis, these patients are often debilitated and require close and attentive management in the early postoperative period. Here we present a rare but clinically important postoperative complication.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAmerican Journal of Surgery
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Clostridium difficile
  • Ileal pouch
  • Proctocolectomy
  • Ulcerative colitis

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