Infección masiva por Ancylostoma duodenale como causa de hemorragia intestinal y anemia severa

Translated title of the contribution: Massive hookworm infection as a cause of intestinal bleeding and severe anemia

Gayatri V. Nair, Ernesto Cazorla, Henry Choque, A. Clinton White, Miguel Cabada

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Overt gastrointestinal bleeding caused by hookworm infection is rarely reported. We present a 34 year old male with lower gastrointestinal bleeding with evidence of massive hookworm infection on colonoscopy and discuss the need to consider hookworm infection as a possible etiology of gastrointestinal bleed in endemic areas.

Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)90-92
Number of pages3
JournalRevista de gastroenterologia del Peru : organo oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterologia del Peru
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes


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