Parasitology Research

, Volume 97, Issue 2, pp 171–172

Appendiceal taeniasis presenting like acute appendicitis

  • Alesso Cervantes Sartorelli
  • Márcia Guimarães da Silva
  • Maria Aparecida Marchesan Rodrigues
  • Reinaldo José da Silva
Short Communication

DOI: 10.1007/s00436-005-1408-5

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

Abstract

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.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alesso Cervantes Sartorelli
    • 1
  • Márcia Guimarães da Silva
    • 1
  • Maria Aparecida Marchesan Rodrigues
    • 1
  • Reinaldo José da Silva
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de PatologiaFaculdade de Medicina, UnespBotucatuBrazil
  2. 2.Departamento de ParasitologiaInstituto de Biociências, UnespBotucatuBrazil

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