clonorchiasis


clonorchiasis
n.
a condition caused by the presence of the fluke Clonorchis sinensis in the bile ducts. The infection, common in the Far East, is acquired through eating undercooked, salted, or pickled freshwater fish harbouring the larval stage of the parasite. Symptoms include fever, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, liver enlargement, loss of appetite, emaciation and – in advanced cases – cirrhosis and jaundice. Treatment is unsatisfactory although praziquantel has proved beneficial in some cases.

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  • clonorchiasis — ▪ disease       chronic infection caused by Clonorchis sinensis, or liver fluke, a parasitic worm some 10 to 25 mm (0.4 to 1 inch) long that lives in the bile ducts of the liver in humans and other mammals. Clonorchiasis is a common disease in… …   Universalium

  • Clonorchiasis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 B66.1 Clonorchiasis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • clonorchiasis — A disease caused by the fluke Clonorchis sinensis, affecting the distal bile ducts of humans and other fish eating animals after ingestion of raw, smoked, or undercooked fish or raw crayfish; initial infection may be benign, but repeated or… …   Medical dictionary

  • clonorchiasis — clo·nor·chi·a·sis …   English syllables

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  • КЛОНОРХОЗ — (clonorchiasis) заболевание, вызываемое глистами вида Clonorchis sincnsis, населяющих желчные протоки. Данное инфекционное заболевание особенно распространено на Дальнем Востоке; оно передается при употреблении в пищу плохо приготовленной,… …   Толковый словарь по медицине


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