Presence of Visceral Larva Migrans in the Urinary Bladder of a Woman in Khorramabad, Iran
AbstractThe presence of Visceral Larva Migrans (VLM) in a patient is reported. A 57-year- old woman suffering from right upper abdominal and suprapubic pain referred into a clinic in Khorramabad, Lorestan Province, Iran. A cystoscopy was performed and biopsy was taken. The light microscopic study showed a couple of larvae as well as mononuclear inflammatory cell- infiltration. Because occurrence of VLM is potentially problem in rural areas, it is recommended that an educational program to be initiated to prevent and control VLM infection in both rural and urban people. Clinicians also should consider the clinical features of visceral larva migrans.
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