Case Report
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2015.
World J Gastroenterol. Mar 21, 2015; 21(11): 3367-3375
Published online Mar 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i11.3367
Table 2 Reported cases of acute pancreatitis associated with Strongyloides stercoralis
CaseAge (yr)/genderPlace of originPresentationEosinophil count(per mm3)Amylase(U/L)Lipase(U/L)Diagnostic methodTreatmentRef.
144/FWest Indies (Caribbean)Abdominal pain Fever Pruritus210Not providedNot providedExamination of biliary fluid obtained through percutaneous biliary drainThiabendazoleDelarocque Astagneau et al[14], 1994
245/FEcuadorAbdominal pain Nausea Vomiting9002591574Endoscopic duodenal biopsy Stool examinationAlbendazole Thiabendazole IvermectinNúñez et al[15], 2003
381/FKentucky, USAAbdominal pain Nausea Vomiting12542100>2000Examination of biliary fluid obtained through ERCPAlbendazolePerez-Jorge et al[16], 2008
464/MPuerto RicoAbdominal pain Nausea Vomiting Dyspnea Confusion7764367>396Clinical history and stool examinationIvermectinJones et al[17], 2009
5 (our case)48/MDominican RepublicAbdominal pain10900263476Endoscopic duodenal biopsy and serologyIvermectinMakker et al, 2015