Parasites causing lung infestation (DNB Dec 2009)
a. Paragonimus westermani is also called Oriental lung fluke.
b. The adult fluke localize in the cystic cavities of the lung. Hence the definitive host is man.
c. Approximately two thirds of patients with echinococcus infection develop hydatid cyst in the liver.
d. The second most common organ involved is the lung.