A New Trematode, Poikilorchis congolensis, n.g., n.sp., Living in Subcutaneous Retroauricular Cysts in Man from the Belgian Congo

@article{Fain1957ANT,
  title={A New Trematode, Poikilorchis congolensis, n.g., n.sp., Living in Subcutaneous Retroauricular Cysts in Man from the Belgian Congo},
  author={A. Fain and J. Vandepitte},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1957},
  volume={179},
  pages={740-740}
}
Yarwood and Elmes1 observed a cyst in the retroauricular region of a native in Nigeria, containing operculated eggs having the same form as the eggs of Paragonimus. Recently, one of us discovered, in natives of the Kasai Province, four cases of cysts or abscesses, similarly situated and containing eggs resembling those of Paragonimus westermani but slightly smaller in size2. Examination of an adult worm extracted from one of these cysts showed that it did not belong to the Troglotrematidae… Expand

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