A 21 Year-Old Male Colorectal Cancer Patient with Clostridium Difficile and Intestinal Amebiasis Infection

NATA PRATAMA HARDJO LUGITO* -  , Indonesia
SUSANTI - -  , Indonesia
ANDREE KURNIAWAN -  , Indonesia

DOI : 10.33371/ijoc.v8i2.302

Colorectal cancer is a rare yet aggressive neoplasm in young adult. This cancer was associated with several bacterial and viral infections like Streptococcus bovis, Helicobacter pylori, human papilloma virus, and Clostridium septicum. Here we report a case of Clostridium difficile and Entamoeba histolytica infection in young adult male patient with colorectal cancer. The patient presented with chronic bloody diarrhea since one year prior to diagnosis with histories of antibiotics but no hospitalization, surgery or chemotherapy.

Article Info
Submitted: 2014-10-19
Published: 2014-06-30
Section: Research Articles
Article Statistics: 142