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Pseudomembranous Enterocolitis (Pseudomembranous Colitis)

An acute inflammation of the INTESTINAL MUCOSA that is characterized by the presence of pseudomembranes or plaques in the SMALL INTESTINE (pseudomembranous enteritis) and the LARGE INTESTINE (pseudomembranous colitis). It is commonly associated with antibiotic therapy and CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE colonization.
Also Known As:
Pseudomembranous Colitis; Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous; Pseudomembranous Enteritis; Antibiotic Associated Colitis; Colitis, Antibiotic-Associated; Antibiotic-Associated Colitis; Clostridium Enterocolitis; Colitis, Pseudomembranous; Enteritis, Pseudomembranous
Networked: 590 relevant articles (22 outcomes, 19 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Diarrhea
2. Toxic Megacolon
3. Fever (Fevers)
4. Ileus
5. Abdominal Pain (Pain, Abdominal)

Experts

1. Aktories, Klaus: 9 articles (04/2014 - 01/2003)
2. Gerhard, Ralf: 5 articles (02/2015 - 01/2003)
3. Just, Ingo: 4 articles (03/2011 - 01/2003)
4. Pothoulakis, Charalabos: 3 articles (10/2011 - 06/2004)
5. Giesemann, Torsten: 3 articles (02/2009 - 04/2006)
6. Feng, Hanping: 2 articles (04/2015 - 03/2011)
7. Papatheodorou, Panagiotis: 2 articles (04/2014 - 01/2013)
8. Kim, Ho: 2 articles (10/2011 - 07/2008)
9. Lee, Dong-Gun: 2 articles (09/2011 - 01/2007)
10. Min, Woo-Sung: 2 articles (09/2011 - 01/2007)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Pseudomembranous Enterocolitis:
1. VancomycinFDA LinkGeneric
2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
3. Cholestyramine Resin (Questran)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Clindamycin (Cleocin)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Metronidazole (Metric)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Lincomycin (Lincocin)FDA Link
7. Bacitracin (Baci-Rx)FDA LinkGeneric
8. Antineoplastic Agents (Antineoplastics)IBA
9. Rifampin (Rifampicin)FDA LinkGeneric
10. trimethylaminocarboxyldihydroboran (TCDB)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Enema (Enemas)
2. Oral Administration
3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
4. Colostomy
5. Decompression