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Enterobius vermicularis

Friday 3 October 2003

Synopsis

- eosinophilic ileocolitis
- Crohn-like colitis (15333976)

  • colonic ulcerations resembling Crohn disease
  • active chronic inflammation
  • non-necrotizing granuloma

Videos

- Enterobius vermicularis (Pinworms/Thread worms) in a colon

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- Enterobius vermicularis eggs

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See also

- helminths

  • nematodes

- Enterobius sp.

  • Enterobius vermicularis
  • Enterobius gregorii

References

- Enterobiasis mimicking Crohn’s disease. Fernandez-Flores A, Dajil S. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2004 Jul-Aug;23(4):149-50. PMID: 15333976