Michael D. Breglia, MD


Chemical Colitis From Hydrogen Peroxide Enema

August 06, 2009

A 61–year–old man presented to the emergency department with diffuse lower abdominal pain, nausea, and severe diarrhea (20 episodes within the past 12 hours). His symptoms began the night before and had gradually worsened. He denied fever. His medical history was significant for hypertension.