Ascaris infestation leading to diarrhea and malnutrition

  • Sushil Khanal Grande International Hospital (GIH), Kathmandu
  • SN Sarina Maharjan Grande International Hospital (GIH), Kathmandu
  • Diptesh Aryal Grande International Hospital (GIH), Kathmandu
  • Subhash Prasad Acharya Grande International Hospital (GIH), Kathmandu
Keywords: Ascaris, Diarrhea, Malnutrition

Abstract

Gastrointestinal infestation with Ascaris lumbricoides is common in the tropical countries. A wide range of clinical presentations are reported for gastrintestinal ascariasis in both adults and children. We report a case of diarrhea causing malnutrition in ICU due to Ascaris infestation.

Bangladesh Crit Care J March 2017; 5(1): 70-71

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Sushil Khanal, Grande International Hospital (GIH), Kathmandu


Published
2017-05-11
How to Cite
Khanal, S., Maharjan, S., Aryal, D., & Acharya, S. (2017). Ascaris infestation leading to diarrhea and malnutrition. Bangladesh Critical Care Journal, 5(1), 70-71. https://doi.org/10.3329/bccj.v5i1.32547
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Case Reports