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Fulminant Necrotizing Colitis

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By Michael Arvind Surgical trainee
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26988213/fulminant-necrotising-amoebic-colitis-a-diagnostic-conundrum
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A Michael, S N Jasjit, R Prabhu
Fulminant necrotising amoebic colitis is a complication of untreated amoebiasis. This is seen in mainly low-income countries. It has a high mortality rate and is difficult to diagnose. We present an extremely rare case of fulminant necrotising amoebic colitis that caused diagnostic confusion in mimicking an acute abdomen, presumably caused by a perforated duodenal ulcer.
December 2015: Medical Journal of Malaysia
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