Pseudomembranous colitis in association with henoch schonlein purpura

H. Narchi, T. J. Beattie, R. G. Taylor, T. J. Evans, A. F. Azmy

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We describe the occurrence of antibiotic-associated pseudomembranous colitis in two cases of Henoch Schonlein purpura. We discuss the potential diagnostic difficulties and suggest that Henoch Schonlein purpura may predispose to the development of antibiotic-associated pseudomembranous colitis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)308-309
Number of pages2
JournalScottish Medical Journal
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1988
Externally publishedYes


  • Henoch Schonlein purpura
  • Pseudomembranous colitis
  • antibiotic therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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