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Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical

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VIEIRA, Miguel Alípio et al. Report a case of human lagochilascariasis coming from the Pará State, Brazil. Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop. [online]. 2000, vol.33, n.1, pp.87-90. ISSN 0037-8682.

A new case of lagochilascariasis is reported in a child from Xinguara PA, Brazil. The patient had an abscess in the right cervical region, which was drained at the Clinical Hospital of UFG. Eggs and adult stages of Lagochilascaris minor were found in the secretion of the abscess. Treatment with albendazol, at a dosage of 400mg/day for 30 days, associated with antibiotics promoted regression of the lesion.

Palabras clave : Lagochilascariose; Albendazol; New case; Brazil.

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