This section is from the book "A Manual Of Pathology", by Guthrie McConnell. Also available from Amazon: A Manual Of Pathology.
The Paragonimus Westermanii (Distoma Pulmonale) is a form that has quite frequently been found in Japan and China.
Is 8 to 10 mm. long, 5 to 6 mm. wide. Resembles quite closely the liver fluke.
Is found in the lungs, usually near the periphery of a cavity. These cavities contain a muco-purulent liquid in which are found many eggs.