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The endoscopic-pathologic findings in intestinal capillariais: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17621751     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 27-year-old Thai man presented with chronic watery diarrhea for 2 years. The diagnosis of capillariasis was made by enteroscopy after negative repeated stool tests. Here, the authors reported the first case of abnormal endoscopic finding of intestinal capillariasis. It showed segmental erythematous and swelling of proximal jejunal mucosa with an area of superficial erosion covered by exudates. The parasitic eggs were identified in jejunal content and worms were identified in jejunal mucosa. He was successfully treated with albendazole.
Apichat Sangchan; Arthit Wongsaensook; Churairat Kularbkaew; Kittisak Sawanyawisuth; Wattana Sukeepaisarnjaroen; Pisaln Mairiang
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet     Volume:  90     ISSN:  0125-2208     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Assoc Thai     Publication Date:  2007 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-07-11     Completed Date:  2007-08-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507216     Medline TA:  J Med Assoc Thai     Country:  Thailand    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  175-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand.
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MeSH Terms
Albendazole / therapeutic use
Anthelmintics / therapeutic use
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal*
Enoplida Infections / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  pathology
Intestinal Diseases, Parasitic / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  pathology
Intestinal Mucosa / parasitology
Jejunum / parasitology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anthelmintics; 54965-21-8/Albendazole

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