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A case of subcutaneous paragonimiasis presented with pleural effusion
Soo Young Kim, Sun Ju Park, Si Young Bae, Young Kuk Cho, Chan Jong Kim, Young Jong Woo, Young Youn Choi, Jae Sook Ma, Tai Ju Hwang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2008;51(7):760-765.   Published online July 15, 2008
Paragonimiasis is a parasitic infection that occurs following the ingestion of infectious Paragonimus metacercariae from crabs or crayfish. Pulmonary paragonimiasis is the most common clinical manifestation of this infection, but several ectopic paragonimiasis cases have also been reported. Among them, cases of subcutaneous paragonimiasis are rare, especially in children. We report a case of subcutaneous paragonimiasis of the right abdominal...
Two Cases of Paragonimiasis in Young Siblings Presenting with Pleural Effusion and Subcutaneous Nodules
Moon Young Jeong, Hee Jo Baek, Duck Cho, Jin Kim, Chan Kyoo Hwang, Dong Kyun Han, Jae Sook Ma, Hoon Kook
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2005;48(12):1385-1388.   Published online December 15, 2005
Paragonimiasis is the infestation of lung flukes of the trematode genus Paragonimus. This disease is common in Asia, and the southern part of Korea has been known as one of the endemic areas of Paragonimiasis westermanii in Korea. Human infection is associated with specific dietary habits, such as eating freshwater crawfish or crabs. In a 6 1/2-year-old boy with pleural...
A Case of Pulmonary Paragonimiasis
Jin Hee Hong, Sung Soo Jin, Nak Gyun Chung, Joon Sung Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1999;42(3):430-436.   Published online March 15, 1999
Paragonimiasis is a parasitic disease found in carnivorous animals which is caused by trematodes of the genus Paragonimus. Human infestation occurs by ingestion of raw or not incompletely cooked freshwater crab or crayfish with the metacercaria. Recently, the prevalence of human paragonimiasis has decreased markedly, however, about one hundred clinical cases have been diagnosed annually by antibody test in Korea....
Original Article
A Case of Pulmonary Paragonimiasis Whose Parenchymal Lesions Dtected by Tomogram and Perfusion Scan of the Lung.
Jung Keun KIm, Kyu Earn Kim, Ki Young Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(4):519-525.   Published online April 30, 1988
Recently, we experienced a case of pulmonary paragonimiasis in a 8 year old boy with a chief complaint of intractable pleural fluid for one year. The cystic cavity was detected by tomogram, but not by chest X-ray and apparant regional pulmonary perfusion defect was also detected at the same site of that lesion by lung scan. We report this case with brief review of...
Case Report
A Case of Cerebral Paragonimiasis.
Jin Young Lee, Byung Chun Suh, In Joon Seol, Heung Jae Lee, Keun Soo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1985;28(10):1037-1041.   Published online October 31, 1985
The authors experienced a case of cerebral paragonimiasis with severe eosinophilia in a 13 year old female patient. Since several years ago, she frequently drank spring water with her family, especially, with her father. She came to the hospital because of speech disturbance, weakness of right upper extremity and maculopapular skin rashes of lower half of body. In her family history,...
A Case of Cerebral Paragonimiasis with Focal Epilepsy.
Sang Kee Park, Kwang Rhun Koo, Shin Chung Jee, Song Soo Moon, Chang Soo Ra
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1983;26(2):198-202.   Published online February 28, 1983
Cerebral pa ragonimiasis is widely distributed in the Far East, particularly in Korea, Japan, Formosa, and the Philippines. It is characterized by seizure, headache, visual disturbance, mental deterioration, and motor and sensory disorders. We experienced a case of cerebral paragonimiasis in a 13 year-old female patient who was admitted because of Jacksonian-type epileptic fits and headache for 15 days and was diagnosed by P.W. skin...
A case of Pneumothorax due to Paragonimiasis with Family.
S J Han, B Y Pyun, D H Lee, S J Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(2):168-174.   Published online February 28, 1982
We experienced one case of pneumothorax due to paragonimiasis of 6 years aged girl. The diagnosis was established by characteristic feature of ova on stool and sputum. A brief review of related literature was presented.
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