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CT identification of ascaris in the biliary tract

Abdominal Imaging

Jul 1, 1995

M de S RochaA Scatigno Neto

PMID: 7549734

Abstract

Ascariasis is one of the most common helminthic diseases worldwide. The presence of this worm in the biliary tree causes biliary colic, recurrent pyogenic cholangitis, pancreatitis, hepatic abscesses, and septicemia. The diagnosis of biliary ascariasis is usually made by ultrasound (US)...read more

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Septicemia
Gallbladder Calculus Without Mention of Cholecystitis
Biliary Tract Structure
Pancreatitis
X-Ray Computed Tomography
Pathological Dilatation
Radiographic contrast media
Biliary Colic
Ascaris
Ascariasis
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CT identification of ascaris in the biliary tract

Abdominal Imaging

Jul 1, 1995

M de S RochaA Scatigno Neto

PMID: 7549734

DOI:

Abstract

Ascariasis is one of the most common helminthic diseases worldwide. The presence of this worm in the biliary tree causes biliary colic, recurrent pyogenic cholangitis, pancreatitis, hepatic abscesses, and septicemia. The diagnosis of biliary ascariasis is usually made by ultrasound (US)...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Septicemia
Gallbladder Calculus Without Mention of Cholecystitis
Biliary Tract Structure
Pancreatitis
X-Ray Computed Tomography
Pathological Dilatation
Radiographic contrast media
Biliary Colic
Ascaris
Ascariasis
Paper Details
References
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