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Volume 83, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract.

is one of the most common human helminthic diseases worldwide. On ultrasound, it is seen as linear non-shadowing echogenic structures with target appearance in cross section, and the live worm may show writhing movements in real time. On barium meal follow through, it appears as radiolucent tubular filling defects within the bowel lumen. Though not sensitive, direct real-time visualization of on ultrasound is quick, non-invasive, and definitive.

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  1. Mahmood T, Mansoor N, Quraishy S, Ilyas M, Hussain S, , 2001. Ultrasonographic appearance of Ascaris lumbricoides in the small bowel. J Ultrasound Med 20: 269274.[Crossref]
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  • Received : 23 Jun 2010
  • Accepted : 15 Jul 2010

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