Acute Abdomen by Ascaris lumbricoides: A Serious Complication


Ascaris lumbricoides is one of the most common intestinal parasites causing Ascariasis in pre-school children living in under-developed countries with poor sanitation (Schulze et al., 2005; Steinberg et al., 2003). About 30 % of adult and 60-70% children in endemic areas have worm infestation (Khuroo et al., 1989). Most of the cases however, remain… (More)