- Full text PDF available (1)
Journals and Conferences
We present a case of Fasciola gigantica-induced biliary obstruction and cholestasis diagnosed and treated via endoscopy and trichlorobendazole treatment. This is the first case of Fasciola gigantica treated via endoscopic biliary extraction during ERCP and drug treatment reported from Turkey.
A case of Fasciola gigantica-induced biliary obstruction and cholestasis is reported in Turkey. The patient was a 37- year-old woman, and suffered from icterus, ascites, and pain in her right upper abdominal region. A total of 7 living adult flukes were recovered during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). A single dose of triclabendazole… (More)