Relationship between Enterobius vermicularis and the incidence of acute appendicitis.

@article{Ramezani2007RelationshipBE,
  title={Relationship between Enterobius vermicularis and the incidence of acute appendicitis.},
  author={Mohammad Ramezani and Mahmoud Reza Dehghani},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={2007},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={20-3}
}
The objective of this study was to evaluate the relationship between Enterobius vermicularis and the occurrence of acute appendicitis. Over a ten year period of time, all appendix specimens received by the department of pathology were reviewed for pathologic changes and the existence of E. vermicularis. Logistic regression was carried out to determine the odds ratio (OR) of the relationship between E. vermicularis and acute appendicitis. A total of 5048 specimens were reviewed. E. vermicularis… CONTINUE READING

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