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