Appendiceal taeniasis presenting like acute appendicitis
- First Online:
- Cite this article as:
- Sartorelli, A.C., Silva, M.G.., Rodrigues, M.A.M. et al. Parasitol Res (2005) 97: 171. doi:10.1007/s00436-005-1408-5
- 64 Downloads
A case of parasitic appendicitis caused by Taenia sp. in a 28-year-old woman from Brazil is reported. Histopathological data and a description of the helminthe found in the appendix lumen are presented.
© Springer-Verlag 2005