Holiday dreams with a downside: Uncommon tapeworm infection in an infant

Abstract

Eight weeks after his return from Mauritius, a 2.5-year-old boy started to show signs of gastrointestinal illness including diarrhoea with frequent ill-smelling stools as well as restlessness, insomnia and apathy. Proglottids excreted with the faeces were diagnosed as Raillietina madagascariensis (Davain, 1870), the tropical rat tapeworm. Treatment with… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00508-005-0449-1

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@article{Prosl2005HolidayDW, title={Holiday dreams with a downside: Uncommon tapeworm infection in an infant}, author={Heinrich Prosl}, journal={Wiener klinische Wochenschrift}, year={2005}, volume={117}, pages={56-59} }