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Ascariasis as an unexpected cause of acute pancreatitis with cholangitis: a rare case report from urban area

JOP : Journal of the Pancreas

Jan 12, 2013

Pochamana Phisalprapa, Varayu Prachayakul

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Ascaris lumbricoides is one of the most common parasitic infestations of human gastrointestinal tract. This parasitic infestation might be asymptomatic and only few studies on extraintestinal ascariasis have been reported. Ascending cholangitis and acute pancreatitis as a result of the ...read more

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Endoscopy (Procedure)
Host-Parasite Interactions
Acute Pancreatitis
Entire Gastrointestinal Tract
Biliary Tract Structure
Pancreatitis
Retrograde Degeneration
Snap Receptor Activity
X-Ray Computed Tomography
Ascaris lumbricoides
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Ascariasis as an unexpected cause of acute pancreatitis with cholangitis: a rare case report from urban area

JOP : Journal of the Pancreas

Jan 12, 2013

Pochamana Phisalprapa, Varayu Prachayakul

PMID: 23306343

DOI: 10.6092/1590-8577/1257

Abstract

Ascaris lumbricoides is one of the most common parasitic infestations of human gastrointestinal tract. This parasitic infestation might be asymptomatic and only few studies on extraintestinal ascariasis have been reported. Ascending cholangitis and acute pancreatitis as a result of the ...read more

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Endoscopy (Procedure)
Host-Parasite Interactions
Acute Pancreatitis
Entire Gastrointestinal Tract
Biliary Tract Structure
Pancreatitis
Retrograde Degeneration
Snap Receptor Activity
X-Ray Computed Tomography
Ascaris lumbricoides
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