A 46-year-old male with a past medical history significant for acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) presented with constant, non-radiating epigastric pain, nausea, non-bloody emesis, weakness, and lethargy. He had emigrated from Honduras twenty years prior. The patient denied fever, chills, recent travel, animal exposures, or sick contacts. His medications included efavirenz/emtricitabine/tenofovir, valganciclovir, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, fluconazole, and iron.
Roy, MD, Abhik; Young, MD, Gregory; Koff, MD, Geoffrey; and Kouvatsos, MD, Tasha
"Strongyloides Stercoralis Infection in a Patient with AIDS,"
The Medicine Forum:
Vol. 13, Article 9.
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