Ascaridiasi come possibile causa di addome acuto anche in Italia: presentazione di un caso clinico.

Translated title of the contribution: Ascariasis as a cause of acute abdomen: a case report

G. Mosiello, O. Adorisio, C. Gatti, F. Boeris Clemen, L. Dall'Oglio, G. Federici di Abriola

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Ascaris Lumbricoides Infestation (ALI) is one of the most common helmintic disease of the gastrointestinal tract, and may cause severe surgical complications, especially in children. ALI is frequent in tropical and subtropical countries. We present our experience with a case of a 5-years old pakistan girl treated in Italy for acute abdomen in which ALI was detected during surgical exploration.

Translated title of the contributionAscariasis as a cause of acute abdomen: a case report
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)452-454
Number of pages3
JournalPediatria Medica e Chirurgica
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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