RICHARD D.SCHULICKMDPAMELA A.LIPSETTMD
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Worldwide, methamphetamine (ie, “crystal meth”) abuse is increasing, and is especially prevalent in rural America. However, ischemic colitis secondary to methamphetamine abuse has rarely been reported. We describe the case of a young man who presented with signs and symptoms suggestive of ischemic colitis.
Holubar SD, Hassinger JP, Dozois EJ, Masuoka HC. Methamphetamine ColitisA Rare Case of Ischemic Colitis in a Young Patient. Arch Surg. 2009;144(8):780-782. doi:10.1001/archsurg.2009.139