Ascariasis of the alimentary tract, liver, pancreas and biliary system: its diagnosis by ultrasonography.

BACKGROUND/AIMS The purpose of this study was to describe the echographic features of Ascaris lumbricoides invasion of the alimentary tract, biliary system, liver and pancreas. METHODOLOGY We studied 38 patients with roundworm heavy infection whose diagnosis were primarily supported by ultrasonographic examination. RESULTS Thirty-seven patients were… (More)