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Case Report: A Symptomatic Case of Hymenolepis diminuta Infection in an Urban-Dwelling Adult in Malaysia.

Abstract A case of Hymenolepis diminuta infection in a 43-year-old Malaysian male with persistent abdominal colicky pain is reported. Endoscopy revealed whitish worms in the lumen of the small intestine, which were identified as H. diminuta after microscopy. Patient was successfully treated with a single dose of praziquantel (25 mg/kg).
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Journal Title the american journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Publication Year Start




PMID- 28719332
OWN - NLM
STAT- MEDLINE
DA  - 20170718
DCOM- 20170731
LR  - 20170731
IS  - 1476-1645 (Electronic)
IS  - 0002-9637 (Linking)
VI  - 97
IP  - 1
DP  - 2017 Jul
TI  - Case Report: A Symptomatic Case of Hymenolepis diminuta Infection in an
      Urban-Dwelling Adult in Malaysia.
PG  - 163-165
LID - 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0877 [doi]
AB  - A case of Hymenolepis diminuta infection in a 43-year-old Malaysian male with
      persistent abdominal colicky pain is reported. Endoscopy revealed whitish worms
      in the lumen of the small intestine, which were identified as H. diminuta after
      microscopy. Patient was successfully treated with a single dose of praziquantel
      (25 mg/kg).
FAU - Ahmad, Arine Fadzlun
AU  - Ahmad AF
AD  - Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala
      Lumpur, Malaysia.
FAU - Ngui, Romano
AU  - Ngui R
AD  - Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala
      Lumpur, Malaysia.
FAU - Ong, Jaxinthe
AU  - Ong J
AD  - Sunway Medical Centre, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
FAU - Sarip, Farikha
AU  - Sarip F
AD  - Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala
      Lumpur, Malaysia.
FAU - Ismail, Wan Hafiz Wan
AU  - Ismail WHW
AD  - Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala
      Lumpur, Malaysia.
FAU - Omar, Hasidah
AU  - Omar H
AD  - Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala
      Lumpur, Malaysia.
FAU - Nor, Zurainee Mohamed
AU  - Nor ZM
AD  - Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala
      Lumpur, Malaysia.
FAU - Amir, Amirah
AU  - Amir A
AD  - Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala
      Lumpur, Malaysia.
FAU - Lim, Yvonne A L
AU  - Lim YAL
AD  - Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala
      Lumpur, Malaysia.
FAU - Mahmud, Rohela
AU  - Mahmud R
AD  - Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala
      Lumpur, Malaysia.
LA  - eng
PT  - Case Reports
PT  - Journal Article
PL  - United States
TA  - Am J Trop Med Hyg
JT  - The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
JID - 0370507
SB  - AIM
SB  - IM
MH  - Adult
MH  - Animals
MH  - Cities
MH  - Humans
MH  - Hymenolepiasis/*diagnosis/epidemiology/parasitology
MH  - Hymenolepis diminuta/*isolation & purification
MH  - Intestinal Diseases, Parasitic/epidemiology/*parasitology
MH  - Malaysia/epidemiology
MH  - Male
MH  - Urban Population
PMC - PMC5508882
EDAT- 2017/07/19 06:00
MHDA- 2017/08/02 06:00
CRDT- 2017/07/19 06:00
PMCR- 2018/07/12
AID - 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0877 [doi]
PST - ppublish
SO  - Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Jul;97(1):163-165. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0877.