Week 313: Case 6

1. Presented by Peter Illei, M.D. and prepared by Amy Duffield, M.D., Ph.D.

The patient is a 24 y.o. black male with AIDS and a CD4 count of 4, off of HAART for a month due to long-term nonadherence. He was transferred to Johns Hopkins Hospital for abdominal pain, diarrhea, and hypotension. He had presented approximately 12 days prior to his transfer to Hopkins with complaints of general malaise and 10 stools per day diarrhea. Subsequently, he developed an acute abdomen for which an exploratory laparotomy was performed and a segment of the ileum and adherent colon was resected.

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