Hookworm duodenitis syndrome


Introduction to hookworm duodenal inflammation syndrome

Hookworm duodenitis syndrome, also known as Griesinger syndrome, was first discovered by Italian scholar Dabin in 1843. It has been reported all over the world, mainly in temperate regions (between 35° north latitude and 30° south latitude), and China is also one of the most frequent areas. Intrinsic diet increased first and weight loss, upper abdominal discomfort, pain, abdominal distension after eating. Late loss of appetite, may have nausea, vomiting, constipation or diarrhea, with heterosexuality.

basic knowledge

The proportion of illness: 0.005%

Susceptible people: no specific population

Mode of infection: digestive tract spread

Complications: dermatitis anemia hookworm disease eosinophilia


Cause of hookworm duodenal inflammation syndrome

The disease is a multi-disease disease. It is a hookworm duodenitis caused by hookworm infection. Adding irritating foods, drugs such as aspirin, drinking, and radiation of duodenitis can all aggravate the disease. Hookworm duodenitis syndrome is a group of duodenitis caused by specific causes, including hemorrhagic duodenitis caused by hookworm infection, portal hypertension, heart failure, etc., such as hepatitis, pancreas and biliary diseases Due to local compression or spread, duodenal blood supply disorders and the like.


Hookworm duodenitis syndrome prevention

Treating patients is an important part of preventing this disease, and it plays a role in controlling the source of infection and blocking transmission.


Hookworm duodenitis syndrome complications Complications, dermatitis, anemia, hookworm, eosinophilia

Dermatitis, anemia, heterophily, infant hookworm, eosinophilia.


Hookworm duodenitis syndrome symptoms common symptoms loss of appetite, upper abdominal discomfort, constipation, nausea, diarrhea, bloating, eosinophilic

Intrinsic first increase in appetite and weight loss, upper abdominal discomfort, pain after eating, abdominal distension, late loss of appetite, may have nausea, vomiting, constipation or diarrhea, heterophilic acid cramps, some patients with symptoms similar to ulcer disease, resulting in clinical 10% of patients are mistaken for ulcer disease, but the pain is not rhythmic, and taking antacids is not effective.


Examination of hookworm duodenitis syndrome

1. Reduced or lack of gastric acid.

2. Typical iron deficiency anemia.

3. The fecal occult blood is positive, and blood eggs can be found.

4. X-ray shows deformation of the duodenal bulb, but no ulceration.


Diagnosis and diagnosis of hookworm duodenal inflammation syndrome


According to the medical history, hookworm eggs can be diagnosed in the feces, and barium angiography and gastroscopy can help to eliminate ulcers or stomach cancer.

Differential diagnosis

It should be distinguished from ordinary gastritis (acute gastritis, chronic gastritis), peptic ulcer and the like.