Skip to main content
Article thumbnail
Location of Repository

Dirofilariose pulmonar humana, adquirida no Brasil: comunicação de um caso Case report: human pulmonary dirofilariasis acquired in Brazil

By Vicente Amato Neto, Valdir Sabbaga Amato, Antonio Carlos Pedroso de Moraes Júnior and Giovanni Guido Cerri

Abstract

É comunicado caso de dirofilariose humana, adquirida no Brasil. Trata-se do segundo acometimento dessa natureza publicado em literatura científica. Como expressão clínica, foram evidenciados dois nódulos pulmonares, através de exame radiológico convencional e de tomografia computadorizada. O diagnóstico decorreu de análise histopatológica de uma das lesões.<br>We report the second published case of human dirofilariasis acquired in Brazil. The patient had two pulmonary coin lesions seen in conventional chest roentgenogram and confirmed as solid round nodules by computherized X-ray chest scan. Diagnosis was done by surgical removal of one of the lesions and anatomopathological study of tissue removed

Topics: Dirofilariose pulmonar humana, Brasil, Exame radiológico, tomografia computadorizada, Análise histopatológica, LCC:Medicine (General), LCC:R5-920, LCC:Medicine, LCC:R, DOAJ:Medicine (General), DOAJ:Health Sciences
Publisher: Instituto de Medicina Tropical
Year: 1993
DOI identifier: 10.1590/S0036-46651993000500012
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:473a7db5e4d941ec8b08af6ba1e74c38
Journal:
Download PDF:
Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s):
  • http://doaj.org/search?source=... (external link)
  • Suggested articles


    To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.