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10-Year-Old Male Presents with Severe Left-sided Abdominal Pain and Discharge from Anus

  • Ten-year-old male presents to the ED with severe left sided abdominal pain and discharge from the anus.
  • He is febrile and tachycardic. He is admitted and ultimately diagnosed with Shigella colitis with overflow diarrhea into the efferent limb of his loop transverse colostomy. Also, he was a Syrian refugee who immigrated to Canada. No prior medical records available.