Ultrasonographic Diagnosis of Isolated Jejunal Ascaris Lumbricoides
Aziz Sümer 1 * , Güven Tekbaş 2
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1 Kaş State Hospital General Surgery Clinic. Antalya, Türkiye
2 Dicle University, Medical Faculty, Department of Radiology, Diyarbakır, Türkiye
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Abstract

Ascariasis is one of the most common helminthic diseases on earth. Abdominal ultrasonography is usually used for the diagnosis of biliary ascariasis in spite of diagnosis of this infestation is not easy. Two ultrasonographic image of jejunal ascariasis is added to depict clinical situation.

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Article Type: Case Report

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejgm/82902

EUR J GEN MED, 2010 - Volume 7 Issue 4, pp. 436-439

Publication date: 12 Oct 2010

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