Anisakiasis of the tonsils.


A six-year-old Indian girl presenting with clinical features of chronic recurrent tonsillitis, had a tonsillectomy. Histopathology revealed a cross-section of an Anisakis worm in the tonsil. This report documents a new location in the human host for this rare parasite. 


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@article{Bhargava1996AnisakiasisOT, title={Anisakiasis of the tonsils.}, author={Deepti Bhargava and R Raman and Mervat Z El Azzouni and Kalpana Bhargava and Bharti S Bhusnurmath}, journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology}, year={1996}, volume={110 4}, pages={387-8} }