Hookworm disease

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DDx

  • Ascariasis
  • Strongyloidiasis
  • Paragonimiasis
  • Tapeworm (especially D. latum with associated anemia)
  • Tuberculosis
  • Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA)
  • Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection
  • Iron-deficiency anemia due to other causes, eg, gastrointestinal (GI) malignancy

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DDx

  • Ascariasis
  • Strongyloidiasis
  • Paragonimiasis
  • Tapeworm (especially D. latum with associated anemia)
  • Tuberculosis
  • Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA)
  • Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection
  • Iron-deficiency anemia due to other causes, eg, gastrointestinal (GI) malignancy

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