Biliary Ascariasis: A Review

Abstract

Ascariasis, a helminthic infection of humans, is the most common parasitic infestation of the gastrointestinal tract. It infects about 25% of the world’s population; around 20 thousand deaths occur per year from an adverse clinical course of the disease. This review is focused on biliary ascariasis, examining in some detail the pathogenesis of the disease… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-005-0309-1

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