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
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HARTER DH, MORSE SI. PULMONARY PARAGONIMIASIS: REPORT OF A CASE(PULMONARY PARAGONIMIASIS: REPORT OF A CASE*). Ann Intern Med. 1959;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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