Ischemic Colitis: A Clinical Case and Concise Review

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William K. Chan
Nancy Fu
Majid Alsahafi
Terence Yung
Eric Yoshida

Keywords

Ischemic Colitis, Hematochezia, Colonoscopy

Abstract

A previously healthy 64-year-old lady presented with hematochezia, syncope, and abdominal discomfort. Colonoscopy revealed findings consistent with segmental ischemic colitis, which resolved with supportive therapy. Herein we review the case and discuss the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of ischemic colitis.