Generalized abdominal pain and vomiting. Normal stool passage.
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Numerous tubular structures with echogenic walls are seen inside the prominent bowel loops representing ascaris worms.
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Ascariasis is an intestinal infection caused by the roundworm A lumbricoides. It can result in mechanical bowel obstruction caused by a large number of worms. Ultrasonography can depict the adult worm as a hypoechoic tubular structure with well-defined echogenic walls.