Trichinellosis

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  • Ingestion of undercooked meat
  • Mexico, China, Thailand, Argentina
  • Worms encyst in striated muscle

Presentation

  • Abdominal pain, NAV, diarrhea within 1 week of ingestion
  • Myositis, splinter hemorrhages, periorbital edema

Findings

  • Eosinophilia
  • CK