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Bloody diarrhoea in a 54-year-old Arab patient
  1. H Seidl1,
  2. T Helmberger2,
  3. T Schmidt1,
  4. W Heitland3,
  5. W Schepp1
  1. 1
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Gastroenterological Oncology, Klinikum Munich–Bogenhausen, Academic Teaching Hospital, Technical University of Munich, Germany
  2. 2
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Klinikum Munich–Bogenhausen, Academic Teaching Hospital, Technical University of Munich, Germany
  3. 3
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Klinikum Munich–Bogenhausen, Academic Teaching Hospital, Technical University of Munich, Germany
  1. Dr H Seidl, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Gastroenterological Oncology, Klinikum Munich–Bogenhausen, Academic Teaching Hospital, Technical University of Munich, Englschalkinger Str 77, 81925 Munich, Germany; H.Seidl{at}lrz.tum.de

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CLINICAL PRESENTATION

A 54-year-old Arab patient was referred to our hospital with a 3 week history of bloody diarrhoea, bloating and left-sided abdominal pain, refractory to a 2 week course of ciprofloxacine and metronidazole. The medical history was unremarkable with respect to gastroenterointestinal or thromboembolic diseases. The patient mentioned a daily intake, for the …

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