A second case of diphyllobothriasis in Malaysia.

  title={A second case of diphyllobothriasis in Malaysia.},
  author={Mahmud Rohela and Ibrahim Jamaiah and Khean Lee Goh and Veeranoot Nissapatorn},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  volume={37 5},
Diphyllobothriasis was first reported in Malaysia in 2002. We are reporting a second case of diphyllobothriasis in Malaysia. The patient was a 37-year-old Chinese male seen at the outpatient clinic with a complaint of passing strands of white color flat worm in his stool. He had no other abdominal complaints. Laboratory and physical examinations were normal. Diphyllobothrium latum was confirmed by examination of the gravid proglottids passed out and the typical operculated eggs expelled from… CONTINUE READING

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