1976 年 15 巻 1 号 p. 28-31
The patient was 27 year-old man has compleined of lower abdominal pain, chills and nausea after 5 days eaten raw Potamon. He was admitted to a hospital due to examination, and pointed out eosinophilia (64%), inguinal node swelling, and induration of abdominal wall, and introduced our hospital on Jan. 6. 1971.
He was treated by steroid due to suspicion of disse minated eosinophilic collagen disease, Crohn's disease or eosinophilic granuloma of soft tissue, and discharged for favorable progress on April 16. 1971.
On July 26. 1971, he was pointed out pleural effusion and readmission. The X-ray examination was revealed abnormal shadow of both lung and left pneumothorax and pleural effusion. Cytologic examination of sputum was found numerous ova of Paragonimus miyazakii, and was final diagnosis of paragonimiasis by cytology.
He was treated by Bithionol and recovered.