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Radiological manifestations of Strongyloides stercoralis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6832535     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Nine patients with radiological changes due to Strongyloides stercoralis (SS) are described. A wide variation in appearance exists ranging from mild edema of the duodenal and small bowel mucosa to grossly enlarged, prominent valvulae conniventes. Small bowel dilatation is significant, and in overwhelming infestation toxic dilatation with paresis results. Spasm, ulceration, and stricture are encountered in addition. The appearances usually improve and reverse with treatment. Ampullary involvement is responsible for reflux of barium into the pancreatic duct and biliary tree through a patulous sphincter. In 1 patient the colonic changes resembled ulcerative colitis.
S Dallemand; M Waxman; J Farman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gastrointestinal radiology     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0364-2356     ISO Abbreviation:  Gastrointest Radiol     Publication Date:  1983  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-05-05     Completed Date:  1983-05-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7611134     Medline TA:  Gastrointest Radiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  45-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Colitis / radiography
Dilatation, Pathologic / radiography
Edema / radiography
Intestinal Diseases, Parasitic / pathology,  radiography*
Middle Aged
Strongyloidiasis / pathology,  radiography*

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