1921
Volume 37, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Abstract.

A nodule removed from the cecum of a 25-year-old Zairian man contained a degenerated adult nematode. The surrounding tissue contained larvae and eggs in various stages of cleavage. Eggs and larvae were indistinguishable from those of . These morphological features are described. The diameter and cuticle, and the anatomic location of the adult worm is consistent with A. . The tissue reaction was chronic with granulomatous inflammation and numerous eosinophils. This is the fust report of abdominal angiostrongylosis of a human in Africa.

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  • Accepted : 20 Feb 1987

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