Tropical Parasitology

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: 2013  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 79--81

Post-partum pyogenic abscess containing Ascaris lumbricoides


Raashid Hamid, Sajad Wani, Nawab Ahmad, Afrozah Akhter 
 Department of General Surgery, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Medical College (Skims), Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India

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Raashid Hamid
Married Doctors Hostel, A Block, Room No. S-2, Skims Soura, Srinagar - 190 011, Jammu and Kashmir
India

We report an unusual case of multiple pyogenic liver abscesses containing Ascariasis lumbricoides in a 35-year-old post-partum female who had delivered 1 month back. Open drainage of liver abscess along with liver worm was done. Patient did well post-operatively.


How to cite this article:
Hamid R, Wani S, Ahmad N, Akhter A. Post-partum pyogenic abscess containing Ascaris lumbricoides.Trop Parasitol 2013;3:79-81


How to cite this URL:
Hamid R, Wani S, Ahmad N, Akhter A. Post-partum pyogenic abscess containing Ascaris lumbricoides. Trop Parasitol [serial online] 2013 [cited 2021 May 12 ];3:79-81
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