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Purple Urine Bag Syndrome in a Patient with an Ileal Conduit and Clostridium Difficile Infection

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Purple urine bag syndrome is a potentially alarming phenomenon caused by bacterial metabolism of urinary tryptophan into indigo (blue) and indirubin (red) pigments. We report the case of a 46-year-old female with an ileal conduit who presented with a 2 week history of abdominal pain and purple discolouration of her…

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