Intestinal perforation due to Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceus infection in Thailand.

@article{Radomyos1989IntestinalPD,
  title={Intestinal perforation due to Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceus infection in Thailand.},
  author={Prayong Radomyos and A Chobchuanchom and Anchalee Tungtrongchitr},
  journal={Tropical medicine and parasitology : official organ of Deutsche Tropenmedizinische Gesellschaft and of Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit},
  year={1989},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={476-7}
}
The ninth record of a human infection with the acanthocephalan worm Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceus in Thailand is reported. The parasite was removed during laparotomy after perforation through the intestine of a 30-year-old woman.