TITLE

RARE CASE OF METAGONIMUS YOKOGAWAI

AUTHOR(S)
Uppal, B.; Wadhwa, V.
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Jan2005, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Intestinal Heterophyid infections are almost unknown in India with only one documented case report. We report a case of six year old child with diarrhoea without any other associated gastrointestinal symptoms. Examination of the faeces revealed eggs of Metagonimus yokogawai. However, the patient left against medical advice and was lost to follow up. The case is being reported because of its rarity.
ACCESSION #
18078173

 

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