Taenia Solium Sneezed out from Nose by an Asymptomatic Child

  • Narayan Dutt Pant Department of Microbiology, Grande International Hospital
  • Manisha Sharma Department of Microbiology, Kathmandu Medical College
  • Sanjeev Neupane Central Department of Microbiology, Tribhuvan University

Abstract

Taenia solium is an intestinal parasite and may be excreted in feces in infected patients but our case is unique, as an asymptomatic child sneezed out the proglottids of the parasite from his nose. After the full course of antihelminthic drug the patient excreted a whole worm in his stool.
Keywords: Antihelminthic drug; asymptomatic; Taenia solium; taeniasis.

Published
2017-03-14
How to Cite
PANT, Narayan Dutt; SHARMA, Manisha; NEUPANE, Sanjeev. Taenia Solium Sneezed out from Nose by an Asymptomatic Child. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council, [S.l.], mar. 2017. ISSN 1999-6217. Available at: <http://jnhrc.com.np/index.php/jnhrc/article/view/879>. Date accessed: 25 nov. 2017.