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clonorchiasis

 [klo″nor-ki´ah-sis]
infection of the biliary passages with the liver fluke Clonorchis sinensis, which may lead to inflammation of the biliary tree, proliferation of the biliary epithelium, and progressive portal fibrosis; extension into the liver parenchyma may lead to fatty changes and cirrhosis.

clo·nor·chi·a·sis

(klō'nōr-kī'ă-sis),
A disease caused by the fluke Clonorchis sinensis, affecting the distal bile ducts of humans and other fish-eating animals after ingestion of raw, smoked, or undercooked fish or raw crayfish; initial infection may be benign, but repeated or chronic infection induces an intense proliferative and granulomatous condition.
Synonym(s): clonorchiosis

clo·nor·chi·a·sis

(klō'nōr-kī'ă-sis)
A disease caused by the fluke Clonorchis sinensis, affecting the distal bile ducts after ingestion of raw, smoked, or undercooked fish or raw crayfish; repeated or chronic infection induces an intense proliferative and granulomatous condition.

clonorchiasis

A parasitic infection, common in the Far East, acquired by eating raw fish containing the trematode worm Clonorchis sinensis.

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However, it is indiscreet to insist that the patient had paragonimiasis but not clonorchiasis despite the IgG to paragonimiasis was negative while IgG to clonorchiasis was positive.
Since more and more travelers visited endemic countries, an accurate differential diagnostic method for human clonorchiasis and opisthorchiasis should be developed [1, 2].
japonicum Oval to spherical; rudimentary lateral spine Table 6-13 Less Common Zoonotic Trematodes Type of Predominant Trematode Disease Trematode Signs in People Clonorchis Clonorchiasis Liver fluke Minor infection is senensis First discov- Transparent, common and may (named for ered in the lancet- be asymptomatic.
Water-based diseases includeguinea work dracunculiasis, paragonimiasis, clonorchiasis and schistosomiasis (Bilharzia).
Clonorchiasis is majorly caused by eating raw freshwater fish.[2] Although it has been reported that crayfish could also cause the infection,[3] they are not as important in epidemiology as freshwater fish.[2] Reversely, crayfish as well as crabs are important in transmission of paragonimiasis.[4] Adults of C.
Clonorchiasis, another parasitic disease of humans, is caused by ingestion of raw freshwater fish harboring infective Clonorchis sinensis metacercariae (3,4).
The Clonorchiasis opisthorchiasis is an important zoonotic infection of man causing gastro intestinal disturbances, heavy infections and cause recurrent attacks of cholengitis, pancreatitis, etc.
To the Editor: Clonorchiasis is a biliary tract disease caused by Clonorchis sinensis , which is widely distributed in East Asia, including China.
Biliary liver flukes (opisthorchiasis and clonorchiasis) in immigrants in the United States: often subtle and diagnosed years after arrival.
(25.) Kieu TL, Bronshtein AM, Sabgaida TR Clonorchiasis in the People's Republic of Vietnam.
In China, clonorchiasis infections have more than tripled over the past decade; [approximately equal to] 15 million people were infected with C.
Chronic clonorchiasis may be complicated with gallbladder and intrahepatic duct stones, recurrent pyogenic cholangitis, cholecystitis, liver abscess, and cholangiocarcinoma (5).