1921
Volume 30, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Abstract

This is the first description of human coenurus infection in Canada. The patient, a 38-year-old Caucasian woman, suffered severe and incapacitating symptoms, including recurrent rash, pyrexia, night sweats and lymphadenopathy, that were suspicious of a lymphoma, possibly Hodgkin's disease. She received several trials of chemotherapy over a 3-year period which controlled her symptoms, but only during the treatment periods. The appearance of a hemorrhagic mass in the left breast led to the surgical removal of bladder-like cysts. The patient's symptoms have not recurred since the cysts were excised. These have been identified as larvae of .

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1981-05-01
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  • Accepted : 08 Nov 1980

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