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40 Possible Causes for Green Stools, Pseudomembranous Colitis

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    BMC Pulm Med. 2017 Feb 7;17(1):33. doi: 10.1186/s12890-017-0373-y. Martina PF 1, 2, 3 , Martínez M 4 , Frada G 4 , Alvarez F 5 , Leguizamón L 4 , Prieto C 2 , Barrias C 4 , Bettiol M 6 , Lagares A 5 , Bosch A 2 , Ferreras J 7, 8 , Von Specht M 9, 10 . Author information 1 Instituto de Biología Subtropical (IBS),[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Appendicitis

    The incidence of pseudomembranous colitis will rise.[medpagetoday.com] Increasing the amount of fiber in your diet can prevent constipation and subsequent stool buildup.[healthline.com] […] up straight pain that worsens during sudden movement (coughing, sneezing, etc.) abdominal bloating For children , less common signs and symptoms of appendicitis include: Green[littlethings.com]

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

    Common clindamycin toxicities include fever, rash, nausea, diarrhea (including pseudomembranous colitis or diarrhea related to Clostridium difficile toxin), and hepatotoxicity[cdc.gov] Isospora oocysts autofluoresce a blue-green color under an epifluorescence microscope, enhancing their detection in wet mount preparations.[cdc.gov] Diagnosis The diagnosis of isosporiasis can be made by stool examination for ova and parasites. Oocysts are ovoid in shape and are 23--36 by 12--17 m M in size.[cdc.gov]

  • Toxic Megacolon

    Abstract Toxic megacolon is an infrequently occurring, potentially life-threatening complication of pseudomembranous colitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On the 12th postoperative day, loose, watery green stools were passed, a rectal temperature of 101F and white blood cell count (WBC) of 21,600 mm 3 were recorded.[mdedge.com] […] look green or brown) A newborn who can't poop within the first 48 hours of life is often how doctors find Hirschsprung disease.[m.kidshealth.org]

  • Pseudomembranous Colitis

    Colonoscopy performed 3 days after the onset of the pseudomembranous colitis revealed only reddish patches and a few aphthoid lesions, but 4 days later pseudomembranes were[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The mucosal surface of the colon seen here is hyperemic and is partially covered by a yellow-green exudate. The mucosa itself is not eroded.[slideshare.net] Abstract Pseudomembranous colitis is most often associated with antibiotic use and caused most often by Clostridium difficile.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Infectious Colitis

    CASE Infectious Colitis Right Colon can be Confused with Carcinoma 1,264 Pseudomembranous Colitis in a Pancreatic Cancer Patient[ctisus.com] stools without blood) and vomiting (eight yellow non-bilious vomits).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Commentary Endoscopy reveals a typical picture of pseudomembranous colitis.[media.falkfoundation.de]

  • Cytomegalovirus Colitis

    We report a formerly healthy, multiply injured 75-year-old male who subsequently developed what appeared to be pseudomembranous colitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On hospital day #8, he experienced loose green-brown stools and elevated post-feed residuals.[ispub.com] When an ATLL patient develops diarrhea that barely responds to conventional therapy, CMV colitis and pseudomembranous colitis should be listed in the differential diagnosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acquired Functional Megacolon

    Toxic megacolon is a life-threatening dilation of the colon associated with systemic toxicity due to infectious colitis ( C. difficile pseudomembranous colitis , Salmonella[amboss.com] A newborn may fail to pass meconium (the first stool) within 24 hours of birth, may repeatedly vomit yellow or green colored bile, and may have a distended (swollen, uncomfortable[healthofchildren.com] Severe pseudomembranous colitis occurs in 3% to 5% of carriers. Recurrent sepsis or toxic megacolon are rare but severe complications.[clinicalgate.com]

  • Colonic Disease

    In 19% of patients, no acute or chronic colitis or pseudomembranous colitis was noted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] look green or brown) A newborn who can't poop within the first 48 hours of life is often how doctors find Hirschsprung disease.[kidshealth.org] Otherwise, the differential includes other causes of colitis: infective colitis pseudomembranous colitis ischemic colitis radiation colitis[radiopaedia.org]

  • Diverticulitis

    KEYWORDS: Clostridium difficile; acute diverticulitis; colon resection; infectious colitis; pseudomembranous colitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Drink plenty of fluids to ensure your stools are soft, moist and easy to pass. Exercise regularly to encourage bowel function and peristalsis.[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] Pseudomembranous colitis. Drawing shows marked colonic wall thickening and mucosal plaques. Figure 37. Pseudomembranous colitis.[doi.org]

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