Lansoprazole Associated Lymphocytic Colitis With Irritable Bowel Syndrome in a Patient Without Symptoms of Diarrhea

Nezih Piskinpasa, Mehmet Emin Piskinpasa, Yasar Sertbas


We present a case of 64-year-old woman patient who developed microscopic colitis undergoing lansoprazole therapy for gastroesophageal reflux disease. Abdominal pain and mild weight loss had been developed. She had no symptoms of diarrhea. Appearance on colonoscopy was normal, but biopsies showed lymphocytic colitis. Lansoprazole therapy was ceased. A repeat colonoscopy 2 months after discontinuation revealed endoscopic and histological normalization.

J Med Cases. 2015;6(5):198-200


Microscopic colitis; Lansoprazole; Gastroesophageal reflux disease

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