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Rare presentation of haemobilia and Loeffler's pneumonia in a child by ascaris lumbricoides

BMJ Case Reports

Aug 31, 2019

Huma Arshad CheemaAnjum Saeed

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Ascariasis is a soil-sourced, second most common parasitic infection worldwide. Because of its wandering nature, it migrates from the intestine to other organs of the body like the lungs and biliary system. This results in complications such as biliary colic, acute cholecystitis, pyogen...read more

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Pancreatitis
Simple Pulmonary Eosinophilia
Ascaris lumbricoides
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Biliary Colic
Lower Respiratory Tract Infection
Ascariasis
Complication
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Rare presentation of haemobilia and Loeffler's pneumonia in a child by ascaris lumbricoides

BMJ Case Reports

Aug 31, 2019

Huma Arshad CheemaAnjum Saeed

PMID: 31466983

DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2019-230198

Abstract

Ascariasis is a soil-sourced, second most common parasitic infection worldwide. Because of its wandering nature, it migrates from the intestine to other organs of the body like the lungs and biliary system. This results in complications such as biliary colic, acute cholecystitis, pyogen...read more

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Body Structure
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Pancreatitis
Simple Pulmonary Eosinophilia
Ascaris lumbricoides
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Biliary Colic
Lower Respiratory Tract Infection
Ascariasis
Complication
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