Detection of Trichuris trichiura during colonoscopic examination is an unusual finding, at least in developed countries. We report a case of a coincidental endoscopic diagnosis of whipworm infestation performed in a patient referred to our open-access endoscopy even before a faecal examination for ova and/or parasites had been performed. Review of literature on colonoscopic diagnosis of T. trichuria is provided.
|Numero di pagine||3|
|Rivista||DIGESTIVE AND LIVER DISEASE|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Pubblicato - 2003|
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