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Multiple ascaris worms in small bowel loops
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Author(s) :
Sunil Kabra, MD
 
Presentation A 28 year old woman complains of abdominal pain of 6 months duration.
 
 
 
Caption: Views of the mid-abdomen
Description: This ultrasound scan shows a thin, linear echogenic long structure at multiple locations in the bowel loops suggestive of worms.
 
 
 
Caption: Transabdominal images
Description: Linear echogenic structures are seen again in the bowel loops suggestive of worms.
 
 
 
Caption: Barium meal follow-through
Description: Barium meal follow-through shows multiple linear filling defects suggestive of worms.
 
Differential Diagnosis Multiple ascaris worms in small bowel loops
 
Final Diagnosis Multiple ascaris worms in small bowel loops
 
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