LIONEL EHRENWORTH, M.D.; RICHARD A. DANIELS, M.D.
Chinese medicine has had many lessons for Western observers,1 some of the most interesting having been in the various parasitic diseases. During the last several years a number of papers have appeared, particularly in the foreign literature, regarding the diagnosis and therapy of human clonorchiasis. The purpose here will be to clarify the clinical picture as seen in two large teaching hospitals in this country, and to discuss the newer diagnostic technics.
Endemic areas of heavy human infestation are Japan, Tonkin Indo-China and the Kwongtong Province of South China.2, 3 The incidence of human infestation has been estimated to be
EHRENWORTH L, DANIELS RA. CLONORCHIASIS SINENSIS: CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS AND DIAGNOSIS*. Ann Intern Med. 1958;49:419–427. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-49-2-419
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