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Revista colombiana de Gastroenterología

Print version ISSN 0120-9957On-line version ISSN 2500-7440


BERNAL EUSSE, Alberto; COCK BOTERO, Ana María; PEREZ, María del Pilar  and  BERNAL CUARTAS, Carolina. Colonic spirochetosis. A case report in Medellin, Colombia. Rev Col Gastroenterol [online]. 2007, vol.22, n.4, pp.335-338. ISSN 0120-9957.

Here we report a case of intestinal spiroquetosis, in a 61 years old men. The finding was obtained after a colonoscopy in which several biopsies of polyps were done. The anatomy-pathologic study reported the presence of intestinal spiroquetosis. The sample universe corresponds to 6639 colonoscopies. To our knowledge this is the first case Published in our country.

Keywords : Spirochete; diarrhea; adenoma; colonoscopy; zoonoses.

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