International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Science | India | Volume 12 Issue 9, September 2023

Unveiling Strongyloidiasis: A Mimicker of Inflammatory Bowel Disease with Unique Clinical Presentation

Dr. Gai Mounika | Dr. Vuppunuthala Ramkamladhar | Ch. Praneeth Kumar | Dr. K. Ravinder Reddy [3]

Abstract: This case report presents the clinical trajectory of a patient initially diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease IBD, but subsequently revealed to be suffering from Strongyloidiasis, showcasing the challenges in accurate diagnosis and management. The patient exhibited symptoms such as fever, abdominal pain, bilious vomiting, and black, tarry stools, along with diffuse sensory motor demyelination polyradiculopathy. The article discusses the diagnostic journey, highlighting the importance of differentiating between these conditions to avoid dangerous therapeutic consequences. The unique manifestations of Strongyloidiasis, its potential to mimic IBD, and the significance of definitive histological assessment are thoroughly explored.

Keywords: Strongyloidiasis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Clinical Mimicry, Diagnostic Challenges, Histopathology

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 9, September 2023,

Pages: 646 - 647

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