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Paragonimiasis: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Paragonimiasis is available below.

Symptoms of Paragonimiasis

Treatments for Paragonimiasis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Paragonimiasis: Complications

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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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Paragonimiasis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Paragonimiasis

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Paragonimiasis: Rare Types

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Research about Paragonimiasis

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Clinical Trials for Paragonimiasis

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Definitions of Paragonimiasis:

Infection with trematodes of the genus PARAGONIMUS. (Dorland, 27th ed) - (Source - Diseases Database)

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More information about Paragonimiasis

  1. Paragonimiasis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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