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Annales de Biologie Clinique


Protoscolex d’Echinococcus granulosus chez un patient atteint de kyste hydatique pulmonaire Volume 78, numéro 4, Juillet-Août 2020


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Clinical Laboratory, Microbiology Department, Parc Taulí Hospital Universitari, Institut d’Investigació i Innovació Parc Taulí I3PT, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Sabadell, Spain
* Correspondence

A 19-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 2-month history of left costal pain exacerbated with breathing. Previously, he had worked as a shepherd and lived with a dog. Laboratory investigations revealed hyperleukocytosis (14930 leukocytes/mm3, neutrophils 88.8% and eosinophils 0%). Routine blood chemistry such as renal tests and liver enzymes were within normal ranges. Computed tomography of the chest revealed a large unilocular cyst of 8 × 8 cm in size in the left lung's lower [...]