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strongyloidiasis of the lungs

Strongyloides faecalis usually parasitize the submucosa of the human small intestine, and can cause disseminated damage to the lungs and other internal organs in severely infected or immunocompromised persons. Pulmonary strongyloidosis is caused by the filamentous larvae of strongyloides stercoralis invading the skin or mucous membranes through the lymphatic or venous system, the right heart and the lungs. After 3 to 30 days, they develop into young worms, a small number of young worms...

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