We present herein a case of extremely rapid and fatal fulminant pseudomembranous colitis that developed after ileostomy closure, a minor surgical procedure. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case report of fatal fulminant pseudomembranous ...Read more
Just a little more than a year ago, McCracken had surgery to remove part of her large intestine, resulting in her receiving a permanent ileostomy -- an opening from her abdomen through which body waste is collected in an external pouch.Read more
She has undergone major surgery which involved a re-section of her bowel and a 12-day hospital stay, and now wears an ileostomy bag. She is preparing for the next stage of her surgical treatment. "I used a bowel cancer screening test and sent it away, ...Read more
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