Clonorchis sinensis


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Clo·nor·chis si·nen·sis

(klō-nōr'kis sī-nen'sis),
The Asiatic liver fluke, a species of trematodes (family Opisthorchiidae) that in the Far East infects the bile passages of humans and other fish-eating animals; cyprinoid fish serve as chief second intermediate hosts, and various operculate snails serve as the first intermediate hosts.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

Clo·nor·chis si·nen·sis

(klō-nōr'kis sī-nen'sis)
The Chinese liver fluke, a species of trematodes that in East Asia infects the bile passages; fish serve as second intermediate hosts and snails as first intermediate hosts.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Clonorchis sinensis

(klō-nor′kĭs sī-nĕn′sĭs)
The Chinese liver fluke, an important cause of biliary disease, esp. in Asia.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners

Patient discussion about Clonorchis sinensis

Q. I heard and experienced that the natural medicine is better than modern. I heard and experienced that the natural medicine is better than modern. When I came through a book I read about kombucha, which is not explained in it. What is kombucha?

A. BE CAREFUL;what you read is not always true,there have been results with natural meds for minor medical problems,BUT you also have to no that all meds natural/modern do not work on all people.some off these cures are more hype than anything else.If these natural meds really cured people we would all be healthy--using them with modern meds is your best bet when you have a severe med problem,always check with your DR.NO NOT TRY TO SELF DIAGNOSE,and put somthing in you bodyif you are work,sometimes ther is no turning back---mrfoot56--peace

More discussions about Clonorchis sinensis
This content is provided by iMedix and is subject to iMedix Terms. The Questions and Answers are not endorsed or recommended and are made available by patients, not doctors.
References in periodicals archive ?
Haemoptysis and transitory lung-infiltrations associated with Clonorchis sinensis .
Indeed, both species of liver flukes that most commonly infect humans (Opisthorchis viverrini and Clonorchis sinensis) have been declared Group 1 carcinogens by the World Health Organization and the International Agency for Research on Cancer [14, 15].
CCA risk factors include, but are not limited to, primary sclerosing cholangitis, choledocholithiasis, long-standing ulcerative colitis, infestation with Clonorchis sinensis, Caroli's disease, and congenital hepatic fibrosis [2, 3, 8].
As one kind of liver fluke, Clonorchis sinensis (C.
Helminthic infestation occurs most commonly with Ascaris lumbricoides, Clonorchis sinensis, Opisthorchis felineus, and Fasciola hepatica [2].
Risk factors of cholangiocarcinogenesis, after Ghouri et al [2] Primary sclerosing cholangitis Hepatolithiasis Liver flukes--Opistorchis vierrini and Clonorchis sinensis Caroli's disease Congenital hepatic fibrosis Viral hepatitis B and C infection Liver cirrhosis Obesity and diabetes Chemical compounds--dioxin, thorotrast Choledocal cysts
Moreover, inflammation of the biliary epithelium as a result of parasitic infections, mostly by flukes--such as Clonorchis sinensis and Platynosomum fastosum --has been associated with biliary carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma in dogs and cats, respectively (ANDRADE et al., 2012, CULLEN & POPP, 2002).
Clonorchiasis, another parasitic disease of humans, is caused by ingestion of raw freshwater fish harboring infective Clonorchis sinensis metacercariae (3,4).
revolutum, Clonorchis sinensis, and Opisthorchis viverrini [26-28].
Dentre estas especies destacam-se: Clonorchis sinensis e Opisthorchis viverrini, endemicos da Asia, Opisthorchis felineus da Europa Oriental e Metorchis conjunctus da America do Norte (2).