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Volume 81, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

We report an unusual case of pulmonary schistosomiasis in a traveler to Mali that was diagnosed 16 months after primary infection, one month after she finished chemotherapy for a malignant tumor. Serologic analysis showed marked eosinophilia. Our case emphasizes the need to detect parasitic infections in cancer patients with unexplained eosinophilia, particularly in immigrants and travelers to tropical countries.

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  • Received : 17 Apr 2009
  • Accepted : 09 Jun 2009

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