This case takes place in Pennsylvania and involves a male patient who underwent a colectomy without complications in order to treat Crohn’s disease. After a few days of recovery in the hospital the man was discharged home, with instructions to return to the hospital should he develop a fever. Some time after returning home, the patient developed significant abdominal pain as well as a fever, and was instructed to return to the hospital the following morning by his primary care doctor. At the hospital, the patient was given additional medication to control his pain and fever and was released, however no additional testing was done at this time. After the patient returned home he continued to experience pain and an elevated fever, and he returned to the hospital the next day. On admission, it was noted that the patient had a distended abdomen as well as a lack of urine production. The treating physician ordered a CT scan, and the patient was given antibiotics. Hours later, doctors discovered a leak in the patient’s bowels from his earlier surgery, and the patient underwent surgery to repair the leak. Following surgery, the patient developed abdominal compartment syndrome and sepsis. The patient’s condition continued to deteriorate and the patient eventually died in the intensive care unit.