Coinfection of Schistosoma mansoni and Strongyloides stercoralis in a patient with variceal bleeding.

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We report a case of hepatosplenic schistosomiasis with portal hypertension and variceal bleeding in an immigrant patient from Egypt, coinfected with Strongyloides stercoralis. The diagnosis was based on the following: (a) identification of Schistosoma mansoni ova in the stools and colonic biopsy specimens, (b) portal hypertension and esophageal varices with… (More)

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