Toxocariasis suspected of having infiltrated directly from the liver to the lung through the diaphragm

Masaki Kakimoto, Masayuki Murata, Fujiko Mitsumoto-Kaseida, Eiichi Ogawa, Yuji Matsumoto, Akira Kusaga, Kazuhiro Toyoda, Takeo Hayashi, Kazuya Ura, Keishi Kanno, Norihiro Furusyo, Susumu Tazuma

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A 37-year-old woman presented to our hospital with mild abdominal pain experienced for 2 months and hepatic nodules in segments 3 and 8. Peripheral blood eosinophilia was observed, and toxocariasis was serologically diagnosed. Seventeen days after the first imaging evaluation, a new lesion was found in segment 9 of the right lung, which was contiguous through the diaphragm to the hepatic nodule in segment 8. After treatment with albendazole, the liver and lung nodules disappeared. We suspect that larvae had directly invaded the lung from the liver, through the diaphragm.

本文言語英語
ページ(範囲)2737-2741
ページ数5
ジャーナルInternal Medicine
58
18
DOI
出版ステータス出版済み - 2019

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  • 内科学

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