Clinicoradiologic features of pleuropulmonary Paragonimus westermani on Kyusyu Island, Japan.

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STUDY OBJECTIVE Recently, the number of new cases of Paragonimus westermani in humans has gradually increased, and paragonimiasis is a re-emerging public health issue in Kyusyu, Japan. We review our recent experience with pleuropulmonary Paragonimus westermani. PATIENTS Pulmonary paragonimiasis was diagnosed in 13 patients at the Third Department of… (More)

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