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Volume 2021, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 1999-7086
  • EISSN: 1999-7094

Abstract

As a global parasitic disease, Ascariasis has the highest prevalence in the tropical areas of developing countries, such as Yemen. This study was conducted to present our experience in three cases of surgical complications of ascariasis, represented by intestinal obstruction, acute acalculous cholecystitis, and acute appendicitis. Occasional severe manifestations and a high morbidity and mortality rate, especially in endemic areas, make ascariasis a heavy health burden in tropical and subtropical countries. We aim to increase physicians’ knowledge and alertness toward ascariasis diagnosis and its severe manifestations.

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