• Vol. 40 No. 11, 514–515
  • 15 October 2011

Enterobius Vermicularis Infestation of the Endometrium – A Cause of Menstrual Irregularity and Review of Literature


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Extraintestinal manifestation of Enterobius vermicularis is very rare, and mostly involves the female genital tract. E. vermicularis is the only nematode which infests Man. The majority of infections are asymptomatic as it is of low pathogenicity. We describe the first patient to present with irregular periods caused by E. vermicularis infestation in the endometrial cavity.

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