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Comment by Michele Anzidei on January 18, 2010 at 6:17pm
You can bet it is !
Comment by Julie on January 18, 2010 at 5:34pm
This case is so darn cool!!!!
Comment by balachandran on April 11, 2009 at 11:04pm
Good capturing !.I have seen round worms wriggling inside gall bladder lumen.By the time I could call my colleagues it entered the duodenum.
Comment by negusse reda on April 7, 2009 at 5:22am
I see a linear filling defect with in the small intestine This could be intestinal parasite.
Comment by Dr. Mohamed Refaey on May 26, 2008 at 5:07am
nice work..why do I always miss the contests ???
Comment by Vijay Sadasivam on April 2, 2008 at 3:08am
I see a few Ascaris (round) worms on abdominal CT scans. I would have guessed that in this case. Haven't seen a tape worm though. Like Amit says, I have also seen round worms in the biliary duct and gall bladder on ultrasound.
Comment by Michele Anzidei on March 27, 2008 at 2:01pm
Cool !
Comment by Amit Mahajan on March 27, 2008 at 10:45am
we used to see a lot in India - Moving Ascarises In the Biliary duct on USG.
Comment by Jim McNally on January 23, 2008 at 5:57pm
Thanks!! I actually saw one a few years ago but your history helped :) I always think of parasites when I hear of exotic locations--and then when I saw the filling defect, I really wanted it to be a worm! Now I have seen two! Thanks for the case Michele.
Comment by Michele Anzidei on January 17, 2008 at 1:56pm
CONGRATULATIONS !! It was a tapeworm infection (Taenia solium) !! Indeed the clinicians suspected abdominal lymphoma due to alteration of lymphocites levels; however stool analysis confirmed our suspects...It was the second (and last) case I have ever seen. Have you seen many intestinal parasites on CT scan ?

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