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Table 2 Trematodes infection and related manifestation for the case patient

From: Multiple food-borne trematodiases with profound systemic involvement: a case report and literature review

Parasitic sites Symptom/Manifestation Trematode species Diagnostic evidence Possibility
Biliary system Intrahepatic bile duct dilatation and liver damage C. sinensis Eggs identified and PCR positive in stool Proven
Gastrointestinal tract Diarrhea and weight loss C. sinensis Eggs identified and PCR positive in stool;
Eggs deposited in ileocecal
Proven
   Heterophyidae Eggs identified in stool Proven
   Echinostomatidae Eggs identified in stool Proven
Heart Endocardial hematoma and heart failure Heterophyidae Mechanic perforation of the ventricular wall Probably
Brain Seizures and decreased myodynamia Heterophyidae   Possibly
Lung Infiltrations and cavity Heterophyidae   Possibly