Portal hypertension and chronic salmonellosis in situs invertus.

  • A H Omer
  • Published 1978 in Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology


The unique combination of a late complication of Schistosoma mansoni infection in situs invertus is reported. The improvement in both the haematological and biochemical indices of the patient after splenectomy is discussed. An association between chronic salmonellosis and schistosomiasis is demonstrated; the experience of the author and other workers with this syndrome is discussed.

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@article{Omer1978PortalHA, title={Portal hypertension and chronic salmonellosis in situs invertus.}, author={A H Omer}, journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology}, year={1978}, volume={72 2}, pages={127-32} }