Crohn's disease and schistostomiasis: A rare coexistence

 
This item is provided by the institution :

Repository :
Annals of Gastroenterology
see the original item page
in the repository's web site and access all digital files if the item*
share




2009 (EN)
Crohn's disease and schistostomiasis: A rare coexistence (EN)

Papaxoinis, K.
Kopaka, M.E.
Komninou, E.
Viazis, N.
Georgiadis, D.
Vlachogiannakos, J.
Rodias, M.
Karamanolis, D.G.

According to WHO over 200 million people worldwide suffer from schistosomiasis and the main disease causing species are Schistosoma haematobium, Schistosoma Japonicum and Schistosoma mansoni1. S. mansoni is considered to be endemic in parts of Africa, the Middle East and South America, but is thought to be extremely rare in Greece. Herein we present a case of a patient presenting with a S. mansoni infection who was subsequently diagnosed with Crohn's disease. (EN)

info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

Ελληνική Γαστροεντερολογική Εταιρία (EL)
Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology (EN)

2009-05-11


Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology (EN)

1792-7463
1108-7471
Annals of Gastroenterology; Volume 22, No 1 (2009); 60 - 61 (EN)



*Institutions are responsible for keeping their URLs functional (digital file, item page in repository site)