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Paragonimiasis
Clinical Findings
  • As acute and chronic symptoms in pulmonary infections: fever, chills, cough, haemoptysis, chest pain (X-rays show infiltrate, nodules, cavities, cysts and pleural effusion)
  • Worms in the central nervous system can cause meningoencephalitis, seizures, cerebral haemorrhage
  • In abdominal paragonimiasis, there are painful abscesses in the liver, spleen or abdominal cavity
  • In cutaneous infections, nodules are formed subcutaneously
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