oa South African Medical Journal - Radiological case book : XXVI : large bowel obstruction by worms
|Article Title||Radiological case book : XXVI : large bowel obstruction by worms|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 McCord Zulu Hospital, Durban|
|Publication Date||Nov 1949|
|Keyword(s)||Large bowel obstruction, Radiology and Worms|
A mass of worms producing obstruction in the small bowel has been encountered not infrequently. On one or two occasions they have been removed through incision at the site of impaction. This is the first occasion in which their presence has suggested a lesion in the large bowel. The X-ray picture should be diagnostic taken with the previous history and physical findings.
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