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Hepatic granuloma in a man from North America caused by a nymph of Linguatula serrata.

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A calcified nodule on the liver of a 62-year-old man from North Carolina, USA, contained a degenerated nymph of Linguatula serrata. The nodule was incidentally discovered at laparotomy for malignant lymphoma and cholelithiasis. The cuticle was all that remained of the parasite, but sclerotized openings and large spines on the cuticle proved the parasite was L. serrata, a pentastomid arthropod. Anatomic location and size of the parasite indicated that it was consistent with the nymphal stage o...

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10.3109/00313028809066635

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Kassebaum, LJ More by this author
Ludwig, GK More by this author
Journal:
Pathology
Volume:
20
Issue:
2
Pages:
198-199
Publication date:
1988-04-05
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EISSN:
1465-3931
ISSN:
0031-3025
URN:
uuid:001e3571-1883-4d5b-bd08-014f0fca579b
Source identifiers:
81697
Local pid:
pubs:81697

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