Jejunal perforation caused by schistosomiasis

Naorem Gopendro Singh, Abul Ala Syed Rifat Mannan, Mirza Kahvic, Farhan M N Alanzi

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We report an extremely unusual case of jejunal perforation caused by adult schistosoma worm in a 49-year-old South Korean man who presented with acute abdomen. To our knowledge, this is the first case of jejunal perforation associated with adult worm of schistosoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)191-192
Number of pages2
JournalTropical Doctor
Volume40
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2010
Externally publishedYes

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Schistosoma
Schistosomiasis
Acute Abdomen

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  • Infectious Diseases
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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Singh, N. G., Mannan, A. A. S. R., Kahvic, M., & Alanzi, F. M. N. (2010). Jejunal perforation caused by schistosomiasis. Tropical Doctor, 40(3), 191-192. https://doi.org/10.1258/td.2010.090352

Jejunal perforation caused by schistosomiasis. / Singh, Naorem Gopendro; Mannan, Abul Ala Syed Rifat; Kahvic, Mirza; Alanzi, Farhan M N.

In: Tropical Doctor, Vol. 40, No. 3, 01.07.2010, p. 191-192.

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Singh, NG, Mannan, AASR, Kahvic, M & Alanzi, FMN 2010, 'Jejunal perforation caused by schistosomiasis', Tropical Doctor, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 191-192. https://doi.org/10.1258/td.2010.090352
Singh NG, Mannan AASR, Kahvic M, Alanzi FMN. Jejunal perforation caused by schistosomiasis. Tropical Doctor. 2010 Jul 1;40(3):191-192. https://doi.org/10.1258/td.2010.090352
Singh, Naorem Gopendro ; Mannan, Abul Ala Syed Rifat ; Kahvic, Mirza ; Alanzi, Farhan M N. / Jejunal perforation caused by schistosomiasis. In: Tropical Doctor. 2010 ; Vol. 40, No. 3. pp. 191-192.
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