One case of an’86-year-old woman affected by Blastocystis Hominis and recurrent Megacolon is reported. Sigmoidoscopy was performed to decompress colon but after the unsuccessful conservative management the patient was submitted to a surgical cecostomy. In this work Authors discuss about association between B. Hominis and Megacolon.

Blastocystis hominis and recurrent megacolon: a causative or fortuitous association? / Salvi, Pier Federico; Virgilio, Edoardo; Bocchetti, Tommaso; Costa, G; Pascarella, G; Balducci, Genoveffa. - In: THE AMERICAN SURGEON. - ISSN 0003-1348. - 78(4):(2012), pp. 198-199.

Blastocystis hominis and recurrent megacolon: a causative or fortuitous association?

VIRGILIO, EDOARDO;
2012-01-01

Abstract

One case of an’86-year-old woman affected by Blastocystis Hominis and recurrent Megacolon is reported. Sigmoidoscopy was performed to decompress colon but after the unsuccessful conservative management the patient was submitted to a surgical cecostomy. In this work Authors discuss about association between B. Hominis and Megacolon.
Blastocystis hominis and recurrent megacolon: a causative or fortuitous association? / Salvi, Pier Federico; Virgilio, Edoardo; Bocchetti, Tommaso; Costa, G; Pascarella, G; Balducci, Genoveffa. - In: THE AMERICAN SURGEON. - ISSN 0003-1348. - 78(4):(2012), pp. 198-199.
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