Olmesartan associated sprue-like enteropathy and colon perforation

Case Rep Gastrointest Med. 2014;2014:494098. doi: 10.1155/2014/494098. Epub 2014 Mar 4.


We are reporting a unique case of olmesartan associated severe sprue-like enteropathy in a 52-year-old woman who presented to our hospital complaining of severe abdominal pain and nausea. At the emergency department she suffered from a cardiac arrest and was found to have a colon perforation. The patient was treated conservatively without surgical intervention and olmesartan was discontinued. After one month, she had complete resolution of her symptoms.