Sanniya Khan Ghauri

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Ascariasis is a common infestation in developing countries where there is poor hygiene. A majority of the cases are asymptomatic, with a few cases presenting with mild abdominal pain and nutritional deficiencies in the long term. Here we present a case of a young boy who presented as a diagnostic dilemma, with signs of acute intestinal obstruction without(More)
The objective of the study was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of anti-EMA antibody in comparison to histopathological findings in patients suspected of CD. This cross-sectional study was conducted at Gastroenterology Department, Fatima Memorial Hospital, Lahore, from March to October 2014. One hundred and twenty-one patients aged between 5 - 60 years(More)
Ogilvie's syndrome, also known as 'paralytic ileus of the colon', is characterised by pseudo-obstruction of the large intestine in the absence of any mechanical obstructing component; and presents as a massively distended abdomen. If left untreated, it may lead to bowel perforation or ischemia. Ogilvie's syndrome usually presents as a postsurgical(More)
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