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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 139-140

Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal affiliated to Manipal University, Manipal, India

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Rajagopal K V, Devi B V. Abdomen. Indian J Radiol Imaging 2007;17:139-40

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A 55-year-old lady presented with acute onset of pain in the epigastrium. Ultrasound of the abdomen was performed [Figure - 1],[Figure - 2].

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2.Saowaros V. Endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatographic diagnosis and extraction of massive biliary ascariasis presented with acute pancreatitis: A case report. J Med Assoc Thai 1999;82:515-9.  Back to cited text no. 2    
3.Morovic-Vergles J, Sabljar-Matovinovic M, Scrbec B, Prskalo M, Naumovski-Mihalic S, Prkacin I, et al . Acute pancreatitis caused by Ascaris lumbricoides in acute renal failure: Case report. Lijec Viesn 1995;117:87-8.  Back to cited text no. 3    
4.Krige JE, Lewis G, Bornman PC. Recurrent pancreatitis caused by a calcified ascaris in the duct of Wirsung. Am J Gastroenterol 1987;82:256-7.  Back to cited text no. 4    
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6.Khuroo MS. Ascariasis. Gastroenterol Clin North Am 1996;25:553-77.  Back to cited text no. 6    
7.Hoi MT, Desjeux A, Bach TT, Barthet M, Grimaud JC. Endoscopic management of biliary and pancreatic ascariasis in Viet-Nam. Report of a series of 91 cases. Gastroenterol Clin Biol 2002;26:968-72.  Back to cited text no. 7    
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.33625

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