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Ultrasound captures worms squirming in a man’s stomach – Livescience.com

The man had an infection with Ascaris lumbricoides, one of the most common human parasitic worms worldwide.

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An ultrasound of a man’s stomach captured some unwelcome inhabitants a tangle of parasitic roundworms
squirming around, according to a new report.
The 20-year-old man, who lives in New Delhi, went to the emergency room after experiencing abdominal pain, diarrhea and vomiting for a day, according to the report, published Saturday (Nov. 21) in The New England Journal of Medicine
. The man had previously been healthy with no known medical conditions.
Tests showed the man had high levels of white blood…

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