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  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
  • H-Index: 8
  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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Major Scope

  •  General Surgery
  •  Colon and Rectal Surgery
  •  Emergency Surgery
  •  Obstetrics Surgery
  •  Endocrine Surgery
  •  Surgical Oncology
  •  Ophthalmic Surgery
  •  Breast Surgery


Citation: Clin Surg. 2017;2(1):1327.Case Report | Open Access

Twisted in the Tube

Kedar S. Shahi and Rakesh K. Gupta

Department of Surgery, Government Medical College, India

*Correspondance to: Kedar S. Shahi 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.1327


Ascaris lumbricoides is the common helminthic disease in developing countries with wide spectrum of clinical presentations. The surgical complications due to Ascaris lumbricoides include intestinal obstruction, volvulus, intussussception, biliary colic, cholecystitis, cholangitis, perforation, hepatic abscesses and strictures of hepatobilliary ducts. Here presented is a case of blockage of Ryle’s tube because of adult Ascaris lumbricoides in a 3 year old baby.


Ascaris lumbricoides; Nasogastric tube; Obstruction; Blockage

Cite the article

Shahi KS, Gupta RK. Twisted in the Tube. Clin Surg. 2017; 2: 1327.

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