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Acute ischaemic colitis due to hypotension and amoxicillin allergy


A case of acute ischaemic colitis, confirmed by colonoscopy and colon biopsy, caused by IgE mediated allergy to amoxicillin is presented. The damage to the gut seemed to occur as a result of the hypotension suffered during the anaphylactic episode.

  • ischaemic colitis
  • amoxicillin
  • allergy
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