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KMID : 0359019940140040489
Korean Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
1994 Volume.14 No. 4 p.489 ~ p.493
Colonoscopic Diagnosis of Whipworm Infection
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류권호/이영홍/박찬욱/송동화/이준성/이문성/조성원/심찬섭
Abstract
Trichuriasis is an intestinal infection of human beings caused by Trichuris trichiura, more commonly known as whipworm because of its whip-like appearance. It is characterized by the invasion of the colonic mucosa by the adult trichuris. It is
prevalent
throughout the world, especially in tropical areas. Diagnosis is made typically by the identification of characteristic barrel-shaped eggs in the feces, altough adult worms may be seen rarely at sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy. We report five cses
of
whipworm infection that was diagnosed on colonoscopic examination.
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