Taeniasis Related Frequent Intestinal Obstruction: Case Report and Mini-Review

Pan Li, Lijuan Xu, Jie Xiang, Zhi He, Zhaoyuan Peng, Bota Cui, Guozhong Ji, Faming Zhang


A 62-year-old Chinese male presented to our hospital for abdominal pain and bloating for more than one month. He had a history of operation for appendicitis and followed by frequent intestinal obstruction during the last 35 days. He was finally diagnosed as taeniasis and taeniasis related-eosinophilic gastroenteritis. Glycerini under colonoscope was used to improve the quality of endoscopic view for parasite and relieve the intestinal obstruction. This article introduced our diagnostic and therapeutic experience of parasite infection in patients with frequent intestinal obstruction and parasite infection related-eosinophilic gastroenteritis.


Intestinal obstruction; Taeniasis; Glycerini; Eosinophilic gastroenteritis

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