Disease Information for Paragonimiasis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Brown/blood stained pillow/morning
Consolidation left base/signs
Consolidation right base/on exam
Cough
Cough Chronic
Cough Dry Non-productive
Dullness to percussion lung base
Fremitus Vocal or Tactile Local increased
Hemoptysis
Localized dullness to percussion
Lung signs/abnormality
Painful cough
Rales
Rales Rhonchi localized
Signs of consolidation/chest
Fever
Fever in Immigrants
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Fever Immigrant Recent Home country visit
Presentation/Fever recent Travel Long visit return
Presentation/Infection Complication Cardiac Severe
Presentation/Pneumonia Chronic Persistent
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Raw snails/crabs ingestion
Recent Event
Recent/Travel
Recent/Travel/International 6-18 months ago
Population Group
Population/Immigrant population
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Paragonimus Westermani isolation/indentification
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
PLEURAL Glucose
PLEURAL pH
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
PLEURAL Eosinophiles
Diagnostic Test Results
Isotope Scan
Isotope/VQ lung scan/mismatch
CT Scan
CT Scan/Head Brain Cyst
CT Scan/Head/calcified cystic lesions
MRI/Head Cystic lesion brain
CT Scan/Chest abnormal
X-RAY
Xray/Calcifications in heart/Chest
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Calcifications intracranial/brain/Skull
Xray/Multiple intracranial calcifications/Head
Xray/Atelectasis, whole lung/Chest
Xray/Atelectasis/Chest
Xray/Calcifications apparent/Chest
Xray/Cavitation/Cavitary lung lesion/Chest
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Chronic pulmonary infiltrate/Chest
Xray/Infiltrate, pulmonary/Chest
Xray/Lung calcification/Chest
Xray/Multiple cavitary lesions of lungs/Chest
Xray/Nodular lung pattern/Chest
Xray/Pleural fluid/Chest
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Ascariasis, pulmonary larval infestation
Pneumonia, abscessing staphylococcal
Pneumonia/Bronchopneumonia
Sarcoidosis, pulmonary
Tuberculosis, pulmonary
Associated Disease & Complications
Atelectasis, pulmonary
Lung abscess
Myocarditis, secondary
Necrotizing infections
Necrotizing pneumonia/Lung infection
Paragonomiasis
Pleural Effusion
Pleurisy
Pneumonia, recurrent
Pneumonia, unresolved/Chronic
Pneumonia/Bronchopneumonia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Crab vector parasite
AGENT/Parasites (category)
Class
CLASS/Lung Disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Necrotizing lung infection
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
disease (or disorder) lung fluke, DISTOMIASIS PULMONARY, Endemic haemoptysis, Endemic hemoptysis, fluke disease lung, HEMOPTYSIS ENDEMIC, Infection by Paragonimus, Infection by Paragonimus (disorder), infestation Paragonimus, lung disease fluke, Lung fluke disease, Lung fluke infection, Paragonimiases, Paragonimiasis, Paragonimosis, Paragonimus infestation, Pulmonary distomatosis, Pulmonary distomiasis, Pulmonary paragonimiasis, Synonym/Lung worm
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Bithionol (Bitin)
RX/Praziquantel (Biltricide)
Definition

Infection with trematodes of the genus PARAGONIMUS. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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