Eosinophilia, Fever, Hepatosplenomegaly and Wheezing

May 1979
Clinical Pediatrics;May1979, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p313
Academic Journal
This article presents a case study related to eosinophilia, fever, hepatosplenomegaly and wheezing. The diagnosis of visceral larva migrans was made on this patient and further confirmed by immonoelectrophoretic studies, which demonstrated moderate hyperglobulinemia. It is important to remember that this infestation can involve the eyes causing pathological changes in the retina and the vitreous chamber. These granulomatous lesions can be large in the eyes and sometimes mistaken for intraocular tumors leading to unnecessary inucleation.


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