Revista Cubana de Medicina
On-line version ISSN 1561-302X
VAZQUEZ VIGOA, Alfredo et al. Enfermedad inmunoproliferativa del intestino delgado. Rev cubana med [online]. 1996, vol.35, n.1, pp. 53-70. ISSN 1561-302X.
A case of a patient presenting with an immunoproliferative disease of the small bowel, of the alpha heavy chain type is reported with the aim of reporting an infrequent entity which constitutes the second case in Cuba. The disease begin with a history of diarrheal episodes related to Giardia Lamblia infestation and it was diagnosed by jejunal by the oral route. The clinical improvement after therapy using tetracicline in a dose of 1 g and prenidsone 60 mg orally is highlighted. The patient is still asymptomatic after 6 months of observation.
Keywords : IMMUNOPROLIFERATIVE SMALL INTESTINAL DISEASE [diagnosis]; DIARRHEA; GIARDIASIS.