Chidiebele A Enunwa1*, Eric M Montminy2, Nathaniel J Mclaughlin3 and Benjamin A Guider2
1Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, USA 2Department of Gastroenterology, Tulane University School of Medicine, USA 3Department of Pathology, Tulane University School of Medicine, USAFulltext PDF
Schistosomiasis is a parasitic infection endemic to parts of Africa, Asia, and South America. Its incidence in North America has increased, allowing for study of classic presentations. Colonic schistosomiasis typically results in a granulomatous reaction with systemic symptoms. This case describes the unusual course of a 54 year old male patient with nonspecific abdominal pain incidentally found to have colonic schistosomiasis after routine polypectomy.
Parasite; Polypectomy; Colonoscopy
Enunwa CA, Montminy EM, Mclaughlin NJ, Guider BA. Incidental Colonic Schistosomiasis Found After Polypectomy. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2020; 5: 1865.