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Management of intestinal obstruction caused by ascariasis

, : Management of intestinal obstruction caused by ascariasis. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 32(4): 585-587

A retrospective clinical study was performed to evaluate the effects of anthelmintics on the course of intestinal obstruction complicating ascariasis, based on a sample of 42 Turkish children (26 with partial and 16 with complete intestinal obstruction) aged between 2 and 9 years (mean age 4.8+or-0.7 years) who were treated between 1988 and 1995.

Accession: 002889843

PMID: 9126759

DOI: 10.1016/s0022-3468(97)90712-0

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