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**Malnutrition
 
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**Increased risk of cholangiocarcinoma and hepatic cancers due to inflammation
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==Differential Diagnosis==
 
==Differential Diagnosis==

Latest revision as of 21:11, 22 December 2020

Background

  • AKA oriental liver fluke, found in Asia
  • Transmitted by ingestion of infected, undercooked fish, crabs, or crayfish
  • Infect liver, gallbladder, bile ducts
  • Fluke can live in a person for 25-30 years if left untreated

Clinical Features

Differential Diagnosis

Helminth infections

Cestodes (Tapeworms)

Trematodes (Flukes)

Nematodes (Roundworms)

Evaluation

  • Definitive diagnosis made by identification of eggs and flukes in stool

Management

Disposition

  • Discharge, likely

See Also

External Links

References

  1. Krasinskas AM. Cholangiocarcinoma. Surg Pathol Clin. 2018;11(2):403–429.