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Year : 1992  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 139-140

Isolation Of Live Adult Filarial Worm From The Spermatic Cord In A Patient With Inguinal Hernia - A Case Report



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Finding the adult filarial worm in histopathological sections of lymph nodes and other tissues is not very uncommon in an area endemic for lymphatic filariasis. However, the isolation of a live worm is very unusual and is hitherto not reported. There have been few case reports of isolation of adult Loa loa worm from the eye1.






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