Jejunal perforation caused by schistosomiasis

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

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Abstract

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Infectious Diseases

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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