Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders (ISSN: 2582-1091)

Case Report Volume 3 Issue 5

Not Only Helicobacter pylori Lives in Stomach - Case Report

Leandro Bressianini Jurkonis1*, Carolina Rebello Hilgert2, Maria Cristina Figueroa Magalhães3 and Jean Rodrigo Tafarel4

1Medical Resident in Internal Medicine at Hospital Universitário Cajuru, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Brazil
2Medical Student, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Brazil
3PhD Medical Doctor and Preceptor in Internal Medicine at Hospital Universitário Cajuru; Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Brazil
4PhD Professor of Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Brazil

*Corresponding Author: Leandro Bressianini Jurkonis, Medical Resident in Internal Medicine at Hospital Universitário Cajuru, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Brazil.

Received: February 24, 2020; Published: April 28, 2020

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Abstract

  This case report brings attention to an unusual pathogen which can live in the human stomach and cause dyspeptic symptoms, weight loss and typically does not spring as the first hypothesis of medical doctors. The 67-year-old Brazilian man described in this report had a delay in his diagnosis of almost 2 years, until his complaints were resolved, which makes this an interesting case report.

Keywords: Strongyloides stercoralis; Gastric Strongyloidiasis; Proton Pump Inhibitors; Case Report; Dyspeptic Symptoms

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Citation

Citation: Leandro Bressianini Jurkonis., et al. “Not Only Helicobacter pylori Lives in Stomach - Case Report”. Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders 3.4 (2020): 27-29.



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