Intestinal capillariasis in the 21st century: clinical presentations and role of endoscopy and imaging

@inproceedings{Limsrivilai2014IntestinalCI,
  title={Intestinal capillariasis in the 21st century: clinical presentations and role of endoscopy and imaging},
  author={Julajak Limsrivilai and Supot Pongprasobchai and Piyaporn Apisarnthanarak and Sathaporn Manatsathit},
  booktitle={BMC Gastroenterology},
  year={2014}
}
BackgroundIntestinal capillariasis is one of the common causes of malabsorption in the East. Reports emphasizing the roles of clinical, endoscopic and radiologic findings of intestinal capillariasis are limited.MethodsRetrospective review of medical records of 26 patients diagnosed with intestinal capillariasis at Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand between 2001- 2013.ResultsClinical manifestations were chronic watery diarrhea (93%), chronic abdominal pain (70%), significant weight loss (92… CONTINUE READING
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