A Case of Tapeworm Infection Observed by Video Capsule Endoscopy

N. Hosoe, H. Imaeda, T. Hibi, H. Ogata

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Tapeworm infection is spreading worldwide. In Japan, main pathogenic tapeworm is fish tapeworm, Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense, which is considered as a separate species from Diphyllobothrium latum. Diphyllobothrium latum is common in European countries, and is caused by eating raw fish. Here, a case of diphyllobothriasis is reported, detected by video capsule endoscopy. This article is part of an expert video encyclopedia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)204-205
Number of pages2
JournalVideo Journal and Encyclopedia of GI Endoscopy
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Diphyllobothrium latum
  • Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense
  • Taenia saginata
  • Taenia solium
  • Video
  • Video capsule endoscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology


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