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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

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Abstract

RODRIGUEZ ACOSTA, Regino et al. Fascioliasis with hepatic hematoma. Presentation of three cases. AMC [online]. 2001, vol.5, n.4. ISSN 1025-0255.

Three patients suffering hepatic fasciolasis with liver subcapsular hematoma admitted at "Manuel Ascunce Domenench"Hospital of Camagüey from May to August 1999 were studied with the aim of describing the main diagnostic findings, data were manually processed. Patients came from Esmeralda municipality, they had commmon alimentary habits (ingestion of water cress), losing water cress), asthenia, fever and painful hepatomegalia. The main laboratory results were: eosinophilia, eggs of hepatic fasciola in strools, copro antigen of positive fasciola and acelerated eritrosedimentation Figures, histologic and thomographic results of each patien are included. All cases successfully evolved.

Keywords : FASCIOLA HEPÁTICA; FASCIOLIASIS; HEMATOMA; LIVER.

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