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Original Article
Korean J Parasitol. 1971 Aug;9(2):58-60. English.
Published online Mar 20, 1994.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3347/kjp.1971.9.2.58
Copyright © 1971 by The Korean Society for Parasitology
One case of dicrocoeliidae infection
Kyung Il Im and Tae Young Koh
Department of Parasitoloy, Yonsei University Medical College, Korea.

A 25 years old sergeant of Dicrocoeliidae infection was studied. This patient was not a spurious infection case and diagnosis was based on rocovery of the characteristic eggs consistently in the feces for 2 month. This case had no history of ingestion of ingestion of ants, land snail of grasshopper. In this case with complaints of flatulence, nausea, loss of appetite and dizziness, physical examination reveald no pathological findings except pale cornea. Liver function tests were observed to be normal and there was slight eosinophilia.


Fig. 1
Egg of DICROCOELIIDAE found in this case.

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