Journal of Clinical Case Reports

ISSN: 2165-7920

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Mejri Atef

Hospital of Jendouba,

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    A Rare Cause of Intestinal Obstruction
    Author(s): Mejri Atef and Trigui EmnaMejri Atef and Trigui Emna

    Surgical complications are uncommon for tapeworm especially in non-endemic areas. We report one case of a 49 years old lady presented with small bowel obstruction caused by Taenia saginata. This is an unusual and unexpected cause even in tropical countries where helminthes infestation is common. Although rare, this possibility should be kept in mind as a very rare possible cause of bowel obstruction. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report from North Africa documenting this rare cause. .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2165-7920.1000594

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