[Two cases of visceral larva migrans due to Ascaris suum showing a migratory nodular shadow].

@article{Arimura2001TwoCO,
  title={[Two cases of visceral larva migrans due to Ascaris suum showing a migratory nodular shadow].},
  author={Yasuji Arimura and Hiroshi Mukae and Shigehisa Yanagi and Ayako Sano and Ken Matsumoto and Hirotoshi Ihiboshi and Nobuhiro Matsumoto and Keiji Shiomi and Shigeru Matsukura and Yasuyuki Matsuzaki},
  journal={Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai zasshi = the journal of the Japanese Respiratory Society},
  year={2001},
  volume={39 9},
  pages={716-20}
}
The number of cases of visceral larva migrans caused by the pig ascarid, Ascaris suum has recently been increasing. We have encountered two cases of visceral larva migrans due to A. suum with a nodular shadow on the chest radiograph and eosinophilia in the peripheral blood. Patient 1 was a 26-year-old man who had been admitted to our hospital for an elective minor operation. His chest radiology and chest computed tomography revealed a nodule in the left lung field. Peripheral blood eosinophil… CONTINUE READING
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