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27 June 2020 : Case report  China (mainland)

Esophageal Scab Mimicking a Parasite: A Case Report

Unknown etiology, Challenging differential diagnosis, Unusual or unexpected effect of treatment, Diagnostic / therapeutic accidents, Educational Purpose (only if useful for a systematic review or synthesis)

Wei-ping Liu1BCD, Di Huan2BCD, Jin-guang Wang3BCDF, Qiao-lan Lv1BF, Umar Ibrahim1BEF, Xiao-xia Jin1BDF, Zhi-yong Tao14ACEG*

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.925199

Am J Case Rep 2020; 21:e925199

Figure 1. Morphologic observation of the suspected parasite. (A) One of the foreign bodies was removed by gastroscopy; (B) After fixation with alcohol, the suspected parasite was brown and woody, and approximately 1.8 cm in length; (C) The histologic section shows that there was no tegument characteristic of flatworms on the outer edge of the specimen, and there was blood and inflammatory exudates in the inner part.

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923