Case Report: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Eosinophilic Meningitis due to Disseminated Fascioliasis.

Case Report: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Eosinophilic Meningitis due to Disseminated Fascioliasis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 Jan 13;: Authors: Hughes G, Green CA, Street D, Maurice Y, Henderson J, Woodhouse A, Nicholl D, Scriven JE Abstract Human infection with the trematode Fasciola occurs with a worldwide prevalence of up to 17 million. Sheep and cattle are the normal host. Infection typically results in hepatobiliary disease, but extrahepatic manifestations are occasionally reported. Here, we present the case of a previously healthy 31-year-old Kurdish woman, admitted to hospital with a subarachnoid hemorrhage, eosinophilic meningitis, and lung and liver disease. A diagnosis of Fasciola infection was made based on strongly positive serology in blood and cerebrospinal fluid. The patient improved following treatment with triclabendazole and prednisolone. PMID: 31933459 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene - Category: Tropical Medicine Authors: Tags: Am J Trop Med Hyg Source Type: research

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