Recurrent acute pancreatitis in a toddler: a “wormy surprise”

Post written by Zaheer Nabi, MD, DNB, from the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India. The video case describes a 3-year-old child presenting with recurrent episodes of acute pancreatitis. Etiological evaluation revealed multiple calculi in the gallbladder on transabdominal ultrasonography. Expecting a calculus in the bile duct, we performed an endosonography to confirm. Surprisingly, endosonography …

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EUS imaging of dead Ascaris

Post written by Malay Sharma, MD, DM, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Jaswant Rai Speciality Hospital, Saket, Uttar Pradesh, India. A 4-year-old Indian boy presented with recurrent biliary colic and jaundice for 2 weeks. Laboratory investigations revealed obstructive jaundice. Abdominal ultrasonography (USG) revealed a normal gallbladder, intrahepatic biliary radicles dilation, and a dilated common bile …

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