DISEASES OF THE LIVER AND BILIARY TRACT : GIARDIASIS - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention
Lamblia intestinalis is a saprophyte of the upper section of the small intestine. From duodenal ulcer penetrates into the bile ducts and the gallbladder, where it breeds. Attaching itself to the mucous membrane, Giardia traumatizing it and maintain inflammation. Form cysts, which are permanently stored in the biliary tract.
Symptoms. The main syndromes are gastro-duodenal, gastric and gelceutical. The most frequent diarrhea with a predominance of fermentation changes and symptoms of cholecystitis.
For extremely stubborn with a tendency to relapse.
The recognition is based solely on the presence of Giardia in the duodenal contents, bile and In With and in fresh fecal matter.