heterophyiasis


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heterophyiasis

[¦hed·ə·rō′fī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Presence of the minute intestinal fluke Heterophyes heterophyes in the small intestine of humans.
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Heterophyes Heterophyiasis Intestinal People are heterophyes Also known as fluke typically metagonimiasis Small flukes asymptomatic; or intestinal that are less only rarely do dwarf fluke than 1 mm in people show infection size gastrointesti- nal symptoms (diarrhea and abdominal pain) and even rarer do they show extrain- testinal signs (infarcts to the heart and CNS) Opisthorchis Opisthorchiasis Liver fluke Liver disease felineus; Eggs are small similar to that Opisthorchis (15 to 30 seen with viverrini [micro]m), clonorhchiasis: operculated, cholangitis and yellow- and in later brown in stages liver color.