1921
Volume 20, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Abstract

A mature, infertile, female filaria was found in a small pulmonary artery near an infarct-like lesion in the middle lobe of a right lung surgically removed from a middle-aged jute-mill operator, who, after long residence in Indian, returned to Scotland because of sudden chest pain, hemoptysis, and radiographic findings suggestive of bronchial carcinoma. The worm was identified as a species closely resembling , and the lesion was interpreted as resulting from obstructive arterial changes caused by the living worm. The findings are discussed in relation to the filarial etiology of eosinophilic lung.

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1971-09-01
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  • Accepted : 26 Apr 1971

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