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 contribution||Ascariasis as a cause of acute abdomen: a case report|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 2003|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health