Pseudomembranous colitis presenting as mild, chronic diarrhea in childhood.


Journal Article

Two children presented with mild, chronic diarrheal illnesses. Investigation revealed typical pseudomembranous colitis in both cases, which responded to therapy. While variation in the severity of pseudomembranous colitis is recognized, the subtle, chronic presentation exemplified by these cases has not previously been well described.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Schwarz, RP; Ulshen, MH

Published Date

  • 1983

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 2 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 570 - 573

PubMed ID

  • 6620064

Pubmed Central ID

  • 6620064

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0277-2116

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00005176-198302030-00030


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States