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Fascioliasis

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Synonyms of Fascioliasis

  • Fasciolosis
  • Liver fluke disease

Disorder Subdivisions

  • Halzoun Syndrome

General Discussion

Fascioliasis is a rare infectious disorder caused by parasites. These parasites are liver flukes that live in plant-eating animals. Liver flukes can be found on water plants in certain parts of the world. When the parasite invades the liver, bile passages may be blocked. A subdivision of Fascioliasis called Halzoun Syndrome affects the throat (pharynx). This infection can usually be controlled and/or cured with timely treatment.

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