[Anisakidosis of the colon as a cause of acute abdomen].

@article{Mndez1997AnisakidosisOT,
  title={[Anisakidosis of the colon as a cause of acute abdomen].},
  author={Angel Mart{\'i}n Louredo M{\'e}ndez and F Acedo de la Rosa and V OFFibas De Paz and E Sanz Ortega and L Bernardo Quir{\'o}s and A Goyanes Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={Revista espanola de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Patologia Digestiva},
  year={1997},
  volume={89 5},
  pages={403-6}
}
We report a case of acute abdomen caused by the invasion of the ascending colon by larvae of Anisakis simplex in a 57 year-old-woman whose initial symptoms were colic abdominal pain, diarrhea and fever. The diagnosis was done by the histological study of the surgical specimen in which two parasites were morphologically identified in the submucosa. Although… CONTINUE READING