Systemic schistosomiasis and large bowel perforation: An unexpected surgical urgency. Report of a case and literature review

Giorgio Romano, Salvatore Buscemi, Gaspare Gulotta, Giuseppe Di Buono, Antonino Agrusa, Brenda Randisi, Elisa Maienza, Giulia Bonventre, Ilaria Canfora, Vincenzo Sorce

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Abstract

In the presence of suggestive clinical picture (high eosinophil count and multiple CT scan granuloma-like lesions), schistosomiasis should be taken into account in case of suspected bowel perforation even if common risk factors are not identified through anamnesis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)968-972
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Case Reports
Volume7
Publication statusPublished - 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine

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