Volume 71, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


Human toxocariasis is a helminthozoonosis caused by sp. Larval migration of the organism through the tissues can result in eosinophila associated with a broad spectrum of clinical manifestations. We report a case of eosinophilic pleural effusion and CD8 cell deficiency associated with sp. The symptoms of this patient responded promptly to a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication (naproxen). This is only the fourth reported case of a pleural effusion associated with .


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  • Received : 14 Feb 2004
  • Accepted : 21 Jul 2004

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