Methamphetamine colitis: A rare case of ischemic colitis in a young patient

Stefan D. Holubar, James P. Hassinger, Eric J. Dozois, Howard C. Masuoka

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Abstract

Worldwide, methamphetamine (ie, "crystal meth") abuse is increasing, and is especially prevalent in rural America. However, ischemic colitis secondary to methamphetamine abuse has rarely been reported. We describe the case of a young man who presented with signs and symptoms suggestive of ischemic colitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)780-782
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Surgery
Volume144
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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