3 years ago

Fasciola hepatica —a “Diver” in the Biliary Tree

Álvaro Gonçalves, Aires Martins, Luís Lopes, Teresa Almeida, Alberto Midões

Abstract

Fasciola hepatica is an endemic trematode that affects millions of people worldwide. The human being can be an accidental host through consumption of contaminated food or water. The authors present a case of hepatic fascioliasis in a 69-year-old Portuguese woman who recently traveled from Egypt, Brazil, and India.

Publisher URL: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11605-017-3477-z

DOI: 10.1007/s11605-017-3477-z

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