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

BMJ Case Reports

Aug 28, 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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Ascariasis
Ascaris lumbricoides
Complication
Biliary Tract Hemorrhage
Intestines
Liver Abscess
Lung
Pancreatitis
Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
Cholecystitis, Acute
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Rare presentation of haemobilia and Loeffler's pneumonia in a child by ascaris lumbricoides

BMJ Case Reports

Aug 28, 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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Ascariasis
Ascaris lumbricoides
Complication
Biliary Tract Hemorrhage
Intestines

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