Ascarioma - Intestinal Ascariasis causing Obstruction

Ascarioma - Intestinal Ascariasis causing Obstruction

A 5 year old female child presented to Ambedkar Medical College's Paediatric emergency with Severe Abdominal Pain and Vomiting.

On sonography the picture of extensive intestinal Ascariasis (round worm) infestation noted with multiple worms causing intestingal obstruction - so called classical ASCARIOMA (Medusa Head, Medusa Lock described on barium meal study).

 

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radiologist

Syed Nazir