PMID: 8258078Feb 1, 1993

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gallbladder ascariasis

Surgical Laparoscopy & Endoscopy
S N CullisP C Bornman

Abstract

A case is presented of persistent gallbladder infestation by Ascaris lumbricoides that was successfully treated by laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The management of this rare manifestation of ascariasis is reviewed.

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Ascariasis
Gall Bladder Diseases
Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
Ascaris lumbricoides

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