Feb 17, 2023
Intestinal ulcers and infections are common conditions encountered in clinical practice, significantly impacting morbidity and mortality. Many other gastrointestinal conditions may present symptoms like intestinal ulcers and infections. And thus, it is important to have a thorough understanding of the etiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, and management of these conditions.
Read this blog further to get a quick overview of this important pathology topic for NEET PG/NExT exam preparations.
Mycobacterium bovis, an organism that is present in contaminated dairy products, is also responsible for interstinal tuberculosis sometimes.
The common route of infection is usually through the injection of contaminated sputum.
The moment the transverse ulcer heals, it is going to be associated with fibrosis and leads to thickening of the bowel wall.
The structure thus leads to a common surgical emergency called Subacute intestinal obstruction.
Erythrophagocytosis caused by the ingestion of RBCs by a macrophage is one of the most important findings that can be found in an individual who is having typhoid ulcer.
The key word to be noted regarding amoebic liver abscess is “anchovy sauce” pus.
Antibiotics like metronidazole is used for the treatment of amoebic liver abscess.
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Most commonly seen in patients who have been taking third generation Cephalosporins for a long period of time.
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