Paragonimiasis: an unusual case of haemoptysis

Murad G Ibrahim, Richard Bunter, Stanley Rajasooriar and Francis Thien
Med J Aust 2008; 188 (12): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2008.tb01866.x
Published online: 16 June 2008

To the Editor: Parasitic infections of the respiratory tract are rare causes of haemoptysis in Western communities, and are often clinically indistinguishable from pulmonary tuberculosis.1

  • Murad G Ibrahim1
  • Richard Bunter2
  • Stanley Rajasooriar2
  • Francis Thien2

  • 1 Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Austin Health, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 Box Hill Hospital, Melbourne, VIC.



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