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Strongyloidiasis in infancy. Case report and review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6662699     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 15-month-old child with extreme failure to thrive due to intractable diarrhea since the age of 20 days was found to have live Strongyloides larvae in aspirated duodenal juice. Larvae were seen embedded in crypts of jejunal mucosa obtained by peroral biopsy. Following treatment with thiabendazole, a dramatic recovery ensued. The pathophysiology and clinical spectrum of strongyloidiasis is reviewed and the importance of its recognition stressed.
Authors:
E Granot; R J Deckelbaum; D Heldenberg; Y Wagner; E Okon; I Tamir
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Israel journal of medical sciences     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0021-2180     ISO Abbreviation:  Isr. J. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  1983 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-03-23     Completed Date:  1984-03-23     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0013105     Medline TA:  Isr J Med Sci     Country:  ISRAEL    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1089-93     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Biopsy
Diarrhea, Infantile / etiology
Failure to Thrive / etiology
Humans
Infant
Intestinal Diseases, Parasitic / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Jejunum / pathology
Male
Strongyloidiasis / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Thiabendazole / administration & dosage
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
148-79-8/Thiabendazole

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