[Acute pancreatitis caused by Ascaris lubricoides].


Ascaris lumbricoides as the etiology to acute pancreatitis has never been described in Denmark, whereas in India it is a common cause. In most cases symptoms lead to investigations with high diagnostic sensitivity end specificity. Treatment with antihelminthics and ERCP is efficient. A case of a 25 years-old pregnant woman with acute pancreatitis caused by Ascaris lumbricoides is reported.

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@article{Madsen2000AcutePC, title={[Acute pancreatitis caused by Ascaris lubricoides].}, author={Renee Madsen and H\ogni Djurhuus}, journal={Ugeskrift for laeger}, year={2000}, volume={162 26}, pages={3730-1} }