Paragonimiasis with Oral Cavity Colonization: First Case Report

Camilo Mosqueraa, ... Julie Francod more
a Camilo Mosquera

DDS, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon; Clinical Professor, National University of Colombia, Bogotá, D.C., Colombia. Corresponding author`s address: 111311, Colombia, Bogotá, D.C., Carrera 22 #45c-36 consultorio 309. Phone Number: (+57) 315-3538966. E-mail: camosquerag@unal.edu.co. Instagram: camilomaxilo

b Lina Rincón

DDS, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon; Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, El Tunal Hospital, Bogotá, D.C., Colombia.

c Clara Estrada

DDS, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, National University of Colombia, Bogotá, D.C., Colombia.

d Julie Franco

DDS, Chief Resident, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, National University of Colombia, Bogotá, D.C., Colombia.

July 31, 2019

DOI: 10.23999/j.dtomp.2019.7.4.

J Diagn Treat Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2019;3:186–95.

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HOW TO CITE THIS ARTICLE

Mosquera C, Rincón L, Estrada C, Franco J. Paragonimiasis with oral cavity colonization: first case report. J Diagn Treat Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2019;3(7):186−95.

Summary

The purpose of this case report is to share a new clinical colonization of a zoonosis condition. This is the case of a 39-year-old female patient who presented to the Emergency Department with a Paragonimus colonization of oral cavity after consumption of raw crab. This article shows the lab works and clinical challenges that Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery Department had to overcome to successfully treat this patient and clearly demonstrates that complete medical record continues to be a fundamental tool for correct targeting towards the diagnosis and treatment of any pathological entity.