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Biliary ascariasis. Case report and review of the literature

Cirugia y cirujanos

Aug 1, 2006

Mauricio de la Fuente-LiraErick Rolando Rocha-Guevara

PMID: 16875520

Abstract

Ascaris lumbricoides is the most common nematode found in the human gastrointestinal tract with a greater prevalence found in developing tropical and subtropical countries. Most cases of ascariasis follow a benign course. In some cases the adult parasite can invade the biliary or pancre...read more

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Endoscopy (Procedure)
Yellow Skin or Eyes (Symptom)
Biliary Tract Diseases
Right Upper Quadrant Pain
Caenorhabditis elegans
Entire Gastrointestinal Tract
Pancreatitis
Benign Neoplasm of Extrahepatic Bile Ducts
Alkaline Phosphatase Measurement
White Blood Cell Count Procedure
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Biliary ascariasis. Case report and review of the literature

Cirugia y cirujanos

Aug 1, 2006

Mauricio de la Fuente-LiraErick Rolando Rocha-Guevara

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Ascaris lumbricoides is the most common nematode found in the human gastrointestinal tract with a greater prevalence found in developing tropical and subtropical countries. Most cases of ascariasis follow a benign course. In some cases the adult parasite can invade the biliary or pancre...read more

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Endoscopy (Procedure)
Yellow Skin or Eyes (Symptom)
Biliary Tract Diseases
Right Upper Quadrant Pain
Caenorhabditis elegans
Entire Gastrointestinal Tract
Pancreatitis
Benign Neoplasm of Extrahepatic Bile Ducts
Alkaline Phosphatase Measurement
White Blood Cell Count Procedure
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