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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 32

of 'Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of Yersinia infections'

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Case report: an unusual presentation of Yersinia enterocolitica infection.
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Jaspers CA, Begashaw K
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Neth J Med. 2001;59(3):98.
 
We report on a 30-year-old Dutch marine who was stationed in Eritrea and who was repatriated because of acute paralytic small-bowel ileus. The disease course was short and without signs of infection. After diagnostic work-up, we diagnosed Yersinia enterocolitica infection. To our knowledge this is the first reported case of Yersinia enterocolitica infection causing paralytic ileus in an adult.
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Department of Medicine, Central Military Hospital, 3584 CX, Utrecht, The Netherlands. cjaspers@worldonline.nl
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