Acute Abdomen Associated with Schistosomiasis of the Appendix


Schistosomiasis, a waterborne trematode infestation, is one of the most prevalent parasitic infections worldwide, with important consequences on economy and public health in many developing regions. In Italy it is rather unusual, and schistosomiasis of the appendix, in particular, is very rare. Schistosomiasis is endemic in 74 countries, with more than 80… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10620-006-3111-5


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@article{Gabbi2006AcuteAA, title={Acute Abdomen Associated with Schistosomiasis of the Appendix}, author={Chiara Gabbi and Marco Bertolotti and Rossella Iori and Francesco Rivasi and Claudio Stanzani and Mauro Maurantonio and Nicola Carulli}, journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences}, year={2006}, volume={51}, pages={215-217} }