Frotis del tejido duodenal
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La biopsia del tejido duodenal se realiza al insertar un tubo especial en el duodeno a través de la nariz o la boca. Cuando el tubo se encuentra en el lugar adecuado, se succiona parte del líquido localizado en el duodeno. Cuando termina el procedimiento, se retira el tubo y se envía la muestra al laboratorio para su evaluación. El examen se realiza para diagnosticar infección parasitaria del intestino delgado.
- Last Reviewed on 05/31/2012
- Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.
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