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Nodular Lung Schistosomiais Lesions after Chemotherapy for Dysgerminoma

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  • 1 Division of Infectious Diseases, Medical Oncology Department, and Pathology Department, Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Madrid, Spain
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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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