Biliary ascariasis

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi


Jaundice, fever, abdominal pain for one week.

Patient Data

Age: 7 years

Long tubular structures with well-defined echogenic walls in the liver, most likely in the intrahepatic bile ducts. Surrounding ducts appear prominent.

Gallbladder sludge is also seen.

Case Discussion

The features are compatible with biliary ascariasis.


Case contribution: Hidayatullah Hamidi and Mohibullah Salehzai

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