An elderly man with fecal materials in the Foley catheter

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摘要

A 70-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 2-week history of watery diarrhea. Fecal materials were found in the Foley catheter. A computed tomography of the abdomen and pelvis revealed chronic diverticulitis with enterovesical fistula. The patient was treated with broad-spectrum antibiotics and underwent an urgent surgery with a transverse loop colostomy. The presence of fecaluria should raise the clinical suspicion of enterovesical fistula. Computed tomography is the choice of diagnostic modality.

原文English
頁(從 - 到)376-378
頁數3
期刊Hong Kong Journal of Emergency Medicine
25
發行號6
DOIs
出版狀態Published - 2018 十一月 1

指紋

Fistula
Catheters
Tomography
Diverticulitis
Colostomy
Pelvis
Abdomen
Hospital Emergency Service
Diarrhea
Anti-Bacterial Agents

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Emergency Medicine

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