Clinical studies on angiostrongyliasis cantonensis among children in Taiwan.

@article{Hwang1991ClinicalSO,
  title={Clinical studies on angiostrongyliasis cantonensis among children in Taiwan.},
  author={Kyu Pyung Hwang and E. R. Chen},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={1991},
  volume={22 Suppl},
  pages={
          194-9
        }
}
Angiostrongyliasis cantonensis is a disease commonly seen in Taiwan, especially in children during the summer rainy season. Most of the cases reported in other countries were adults and their clinical manifestations were different from children. Studies on special clinical characteristics of angiostrongyliasis cantonensis among 82 children in Taiwan were performed. Thirty-eight (46.3%) were male and 44 (53.7%) females, and 87% could be traced to a history of contact with the intermediate host… CONTINUE READING

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