Unusual thoracic manifestations in filariasis due to Loa loa; results of treatment with hetrazan and naphuride sodium.

@article{Madell1953UnusualTM,
  title={Unusual thoracic manifestations in filariasis due to Loa loa; results of treatment with hetrazan and naphuride sodium.},
  author={S. H. Madell and G. L. Spingarn},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1953},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={
          272-80
        }
}
  • S. H. Madell, G. L. Spingarn
  • Published 1953
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of medicine
  • Abstract 1.1. A case of loiasis is reported in which a lymph varix of the chest wall, a mediastinal tumor and a chylous pleural effusion were observed. 2.2. Treatment with hetrazan for thirteen weeks failed to clear the blood of microfilariae and did not prevent acute exacerbations of fever and painful swelling of the lymphogenous mass on the chest wall. 3.3. Treatment with naphuride sodium was followed by the cessation of acute exacerbations, disappearance of the chest wall mass and a 20 pound… CONTINUE READING
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