Pulmonary strongyloidiasis

Last revised by Daniel J Bell on 28 Jan 2021

Pulmonary strongyloidiasis refers to changes associated with lung infection due to the parasite named Strongyloides stercoralis. It is endemic to both the tropics and subtropics.


Severe cases such as hyperinfection syndrome (HS) and disseminated strongyloidiasis (DS), can involve pulmonary manifestations.

Spectrum of changes that can involve the lung include

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