Spinal Epidural Hematoma and Gnathostomiasis

Abstract

Typically, spinal gnathostomiasis is presented as radiculomyelitis. Here, we report a spinal epidural hematoma caused by Gnathostoma spinigerum. A 28-year-old man presented with acute chest pain for 1 hour. The pain was very severe, with dull aching on his left chest and toward his back. At the hospital, he developed paraplegia and sensory loss up to the T4… (More)
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0579

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