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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
clonorchiasisA parasitic infection, common in the Far East, acquired by eating raw fish containing the trematode worm Clonorchis sinensis.
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