Case 23-2012: A man with abdominal pain and weight loss
Chaccour CJ, Del Pozo JL.
Área de Enfermedades Infecciosas. Clínica Universidad de Navarra
Research reports on soil-transmitted helminths are not often seen in high-impact journals.
Worms are not attractive — S. stercoralis least of all. Data on the prevalence of S. stercoralis in endemic regions are frequently nonexistent.3 In industrialized countries, however, the disseminated form of strongyloidiasis is often the subject of case reports such as that of Xavier et al.
CITATION N Engl J Med. 2012 Oct 25;367(17):1670-1; author reply 1671-2. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1210168#SA2