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 are noted within the liver most likely in the intrahepatic biliary channels. Surrounding ducts appear prominent.

Gall bladder sludge is also seen.

Case Discussion

The features are very likely for biliary ascariasis.


Case contribution: Hidayatullah Hamidi and Mohibullah Salehzai

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Case information

rID: 70413
Published: 18th Aug 2019
Last edited: 19th Aug 2019
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