Filariasis with visceral involvement and inferior vena-caval obstruction
Sanjeeva Chari, J.; Rao, M.H.; Rao, B.; Kumar, R.; Rajaram, S.; Prasada Rao, K.R.
Journal of the Indian Medical Association 74(6): 114-116
ISSN/ISBN: 0019-5847 PMID: 6997391 Accession: 000889409
A 40-year-old man suffered from enlargement of the liver, altered liver functions, pleural effusion and obstruction of the inferior vena cava. Liver biopsy showed microfilariae of Wuchereria bancrofti in the sinusoids, but they were absent from the blood.