Sunday , January 29 2023


Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworm):Clinical features,Investigations,Management,Prevention

Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworm) This pale yellow nematode is 20–35 cm long. Humans are infected by eating food contaminated with mature ova. Ascaris larvae hatch in the duodenum, migrate through the lungs, ascend the bronchial tree, are swallowed and mature in the small intestine. This tissu migration can provoke both local …

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