A Case of Eosinophilic Pleural Effusion Caused by Toxocariasis without Serum Eosinophilia

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Human toxocariasis is a parasitic disease caused by Toxocara canis or Toxocara cati. We report a patient with toxocariasis who presented with dyspnea and left pleural effusion. All patients with toxocariasis in published case reports had serum eosinophilia. This is the first case report of eosinophilic pleural effusion without serum eosinophilia caused by… (More)

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