Paragonimiasis: Infection by a parasitic worm, Paragonimus westermani, which are a type of lung fluke which invade the lungs, and sometimes other organs, where they cause problems. Occasionally the parasites infect the brain which can occasionally result in death. Infection occurs through eating freshwater crabs and crayfish which have not been cooked sufficiently.
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Symptoms of Paragonimiasis
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Causes of Paragonimiasis
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Paragonimiasis: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Paragonimiasis
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Definitions of Paragonimiasis:
Infection with trematodes of the genus PARAGONIMUS. (Dorland, 27th ed)
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