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Fasciola hepatica-infektion erhvervet i Danmark

Et udsnit af det område, hvor brøndkarsen vokser, og hvor der går får, der er inficeret med Fasciola hepatica.a.
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Christen Rune Stensvold1, Jens Tilma2, Jørgen Tilma3 & Karen Tilma4 1) Afdeling for Bakterier, Parasitter og Svampe, Statens Serum Institut 2) Medicinsk Afdeling, Vejle Sygehus3) Kirurgisk Afdeling, Regionshospitalet Horsens4) Børnelægeklinikken
i Brønderslev

Ugeskr Læger 2018;180:V06180395
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Ugeskr Læger 2018;180:V06180395
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Christen Rune Stensvold, Jens Tilma, Jørgen Tilma & Karen Tilma:

Fasciola hepatica infection acquired in Denmark

Ugeskr Læger 2018;180:V06180395

In this case report, a 64-year-old woman with symptoms of lethargy, nausea, fluctuating temperature, and weight loss was suspected of a disease of cardiological or haematological aetiology. She was diagnosed with liver fluke infection based on serological evidence, eosinophilia, relevant exposure, and clinical presentation. High-dose triclabendazole led to symptom resolution. On several occasions, she had been eating watercress from a meadow with grazing sheep. The tendency of eating raw watercress and other green plants collected in nature confers an increased risk of developing liver fluke infections.

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