An unusual imported case of diphyllobothriosis in Mexico

E.G. Rodríguez-Pérez, K. Escandón-Vargas, J.A. Castellanos

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A 7-year-old Mexican male presented to a hospital in Monterrey, Mexico with a 1-week history of persistent abdominal discomfort and loose stools. One month before presentation, the patient had traveled on vacation to Cuba and recalled
eating ceviche (a popular raw fish dish in Latin America). He denied vomiting, anorexia, fever or weight loss, and had no other significant medical history. Physical exam was unremarkable. Routine blood and biochemical tests were
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)355-356
JournalBrazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2017
Externally publishedYes


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