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Wandering ascaris coming out through the T-tube tract--a rare occurrence.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15473279     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of ascariasis of the common bile duct in the postoperative period of cholecystectomy and choledocholithotomy with T-tube drainage is reported. The living adult wandering ascaris came out through the T-tube tract immediately after removal of the T-tube. No such previous report has been found in the available literature.
Manoranjan Kar; Indrajit Saha; J K Kar; M Mukhopadhyay
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Indian Medical Association     Volume:  102     ISSN:  0019-5847     ISO Abbreviation:  J Indian Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2004 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-10-11     Completed Date:  2004-12-07     Revised Date:  2004-12-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505608     Medline TA:  J Indian Med Assoc     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  168-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata.
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MeSH Terms
Ascariasis / complications*
Biliary Tract Diseases / parasitology*,  surgery
Common Bile Duct / parasitology*
Drainage / instrumentation
Erratum In:
J Indian Med Assoc. 2004 Apr;102(4):225

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