DONALD H. HARTER, M.D.; STEPHEN I. MORSE, M.D.
Pulmonary paragonimiasis has rarely been studied in the United States. The case to be presented, the first admitted to the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, afforded an unusual opportunity for the investigation of this disease, which is found predominantly in the Orient.
A 29 year old Chinese merchant marine officer was admitted to the Medical Service of the Presbyterian Hospital in March, 1956, because of 16 months of cough productive of blood-tinged sputum.
There was no history of parasitic disease or serious illness in any member of his immediate family. In the past the patient had had four episodes of
HARTER DH, MORSE SI. PULMONARY PARAGONIMIASIS: REPORT OF A CASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;51:1104–1109. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-51-5-1104
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;51(5):1104-1109.
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