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Table 1 Literature review of cases of C. difficile appendicitis

From: Clostridium difficile appendicitis in an immunocompromised patient: a case report and review of the literature

Author (Year) Age (yo) Gender Immunocompromised Co-Morbidities Treatment Outcome
Garcia-Lechuz et al. (2001) 53 Male No Hypothyroidism Imipenem
Appendectomy
Survived
Brown et al. (2007) 72 Male No COPD Metronidazole
Appendectomy
Survived
Mattila et al. (2013) 97 Female Unknown Breast cancer
Dementia
Unknown Survived
Mattila et al. (2013) 59 Female No Epilepsy Unknown Survived
Ridha et al. (2017) 30 Male No None Metronidazole
Levofloxacin
Oral vancomycin
Survived
Coyne et al. (1997) 76 Female No ESRD on HD 1st episode: Metronidazole
2nd episode (4 weeks later): proctocolectomy
1st episode: Survived
2nd episode: death from septic shock