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Case report

Human pulmonary dirofilariasis disguising as a lung tumour

I-Wei Chang, Mpendulo Felix Gule

Pol J Pathol 2018; 69 (4): 432-434
Online publish date: 2019/02/06
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We described a case of pulmonary dirofilariasis of a 40-year-old woman, presenting with cough and haemoptysis for one week. It is a rare zoonotic disease in human beings, usually caused by incidental infection of Dirofilaria immitis.

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