Pancreatic-Biliary Ascariasis in an Infant

  • Kakali Roy All India Institute of Medical Sciences, AIIMS, Delhi
  • Joydeep Das Institute of Child Health, Kolkata
  • Devdeep Mukherjee St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester
  • Ritabrata Kundu Institute of Child Health, Kolkata
Keywords: Biliary ascariasis, Imaging, Conservative management

Abstract

Ascaris infestation that too causing biliary obstruction is very rare in infancy even in endemic area. Adult Ascaris diameter (3-6 mm) is more than the average diameter of CBD in paediatric population, which is 1.27 +/- 0.67 mm. We are reporting a baby of seven months who presented with conjugated hypebilirubinemia and pancreatitis due to Round Worm in CBD.

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Author Biographies

Kakali Roy, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, AIIMS, Delhi

Pediatric Medicine.Senior Resident

Joydeep Das, Institute of Child Health, Kolkata
Assistant Professor of Paediatric Medicine
Devdeep Mukherjee, St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester
Senior Clinical fellow of Paediatric Medicine
Ritabrata Kundu, Institute of Child Health, Kolkata
Professor of Paediatric Medicine
Published
2017-10-04
How to Cite
Roy, K., Das, J., Mukherjee, D., & Kundu, R. (2017). Pancreatic-Biliary Ascariasis in an Infant. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 37(1), 98-100. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v37i1.16501
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Case Reports