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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 41

of 'ERCP for pancreatic disease in children'

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Recurrent pancreatitis caused by a calcified ascaris in the duct of Wirsung.
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Krige JE, Lewis G, Bornman PC
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Am J Gastroenterol. 1987;82(3):256.
 
A case report of recurrent pancreatitis in a 20-yr-old woman due to an impacted calcified Ascaris remnant within the duct of Wirsung is presented. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography identified a filling defect in the proximal main pancreatic duct. Transampullary endoscopic retrieval failed to extract the calculus and operative intervention was required to remove the calcified worm remnant.
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