The authors describe a case of an 38-year-old woman suffering from a parasitical infection which is rare in Hungary. It was diagnosed in connection with a surgical liver segment resection. Visceral larval migrans is an infection caused by migration of the roundworm Toxocara larvae to organs and tissues. The authors describe the pathophysiology of the disease, clinical symptoms, diagnostic and therapeutic possibilities.
|Translated title of the contribution||Liver resection for a rare parasitic infection--visceral larva migrans syndrome|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 20 2004|
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