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Ascariasis
Ascaris lumbricoides.jpeg
A. lumbricoides adult female worm. Diagnostic characteristics: tapered ends; length 15 to 35 cm (the females tend to be the larger ones). This worm is a female, as evidenced by the size and genital girdle (the dark circular groove at bottom area of image
ICD-10 B77
ICD-9 127.0
DiseasesDB 934
MeSH D001196
This page is about clinical aspects of the disease.  For microbiologic aspects of the causative organism(s), see Ascaris lumbricoides.

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Pathophysiology

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Differentiating Ascariasis from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Fatimo Biobaku M.B.B.S [2]

Overview

Historical Perspective

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Ascariasis from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | X Ray | CT | MRI | Echocardiography or Ultrasound | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical therapy | Surgery | Prevention | Future or Investigational Therapies

Prevention

Case Studies

Case #1

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