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2022 Dec 16

World J Gastrointest Endosc



Colonic schistosomiasis: A case report.


Koulali H, Zazour A, Khannoussi W, Kharrasse G, Ismaili Z
World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2022 Dec 16; 14(12):789-794.
PMID: 36567820.


Schistosomiasis is a chronic parasitic infection endemic in many countries. Colonic schistosomiasis is a rare entity with no specific clinical manifestations or endoscopic aspects, which delays the diagnosis. Diagnosis is primarily dependent on histopathological analysis, and treatment with antihelminthics typically resolves the infection.