It's easy to mistake other serious gastrointestinal problems for inflammatory bowel disease. Here: clinical pearls that can help you recognize the IBD mimics.
"Deep cleans" of UK hospitals was not the key to curtailing C diff infection; restricting use of one specific antibiotic was.
A 37-year-old woman presents to her local emergency department for 6 days of gradually worsening lower abdominal pain and diarrhea that has become progressively more bloody in the last 24 hours.
Does the abdominal CT shown offer a clue to the cause of this repeat but markedly more severe episode of hematochezia?
The "novel (and contradictory) finding..." say study authors, challenges conventional wisdom as well as current literature.