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by George Cheever Shattuck, M.D., Professor of Tropical Medicine, Emeritus, Harvard Medical School and School of Public Health. 803 pp., illustrated. Cloth. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, Ind. 1951. Price $10.00
A case of Hymenolepis diminuta infection in a 43-year-old Malaysian male with persistent abdominal colicky pain is reported. Endoscopy revealed whitish worms in the lumen of the small intestine, which were identified as H. diminuta after microscopy. Patient was successfully treated with a single dose of praziquantel (25 mg/kg).
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Financial support: This work was supported by University of Malaya grants (BKP 007-2014 and UM.0000008/HIR.C1).