Case Report

A Schistosoma Colitis Case Misdiagnosed as Ulcerative Colitis in a Non-Endemic Area: A Case Report


The differential diagnosis of bloody diarrhea is necessary to specify etiology and plan treatment. Misdiagnosis can lead to catastrophic results with the treatments to be given.  In this case report, we present a case of schistosomal colitis mimicking ulcerative colitis in a 26-year-old Guinean male patient diagnosed in 2021.

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IssueVol 17 No 3 (2022) QRcode
SectionCase Report(s)
Ulcerative colitis Inflammatory bowel disease Schistosomal colitis Turkey

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Ak Çağatay, Sayar S, Tarıkçı Kılıç E. A Schistosoma Colitis Case Misdiagnosed as Ulcerative Colitis in a Non-Endemic Area: A Case Report. Iran J Parasitol. 2022;17(3):431-435.