Teniosis, serie clínica en 35 pacientes.

Torres M., Perez C., Gladamez E., Gabor M., Miranda C., Cofré

Keywords: cestodes, teniosis, parasites


A clinical series of 35 patients with taeniosis is described. Their ages is between 4 and 71 years old. 32 of them come from the urban area. There are 6 cases with Taenia solium, 24 cases with Taenia saginata, 4 infected with Taenia spp and 1 case with Diphyllobothrium latum. The reason for seeking medical advise in 34 cases was the proglottides elimination. 22 patients had the antecedent to eat raw beef meat and 5 of them ate in addition raw pork meat. The elimination of proglottides fluctuated between 4 days and 40 years. The patients were treated with niclosamida or praziquantel, and they did not present adverse reactions to medication.

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Título de la Revista: PARASITOLOGIA AL DIA
Volumen: 25
Editorial: Federación Latinoamericana de Parasitología, Sociedad Chilena de Parasitología
Fecha de publicación: 2001
Página de inicio: 55
Página final: 59
Idioma: Español
Financiamiento/Sponsor: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile