Cryptosporidiosis of the biliary tract mimicking pancreatic cancer in an AIDS patient
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, v. 37, n. 2, p. 182-185, 2004.
Do Rosário de Souza, Lenice
Rodrigues, Maria Aparecida Marchesan
Mendes, Rinaldo Poncio
Diarrhea caused by Cryptosporidium sp is frequent in patients with AIDS, but involvement of other organs of the digestive tract is uncommon. We report a case of Cryptosporidium-associated obstruction of the biliary tract mimicking cancer of the head of the pancreas in a 43-year-old woman with AIDS.