ASCARIASIS AS A CAUSE OF ACALCULUS EOSINOPHILIC CHOLECYSTITIS – A RARE CASE REPORT

Authors: KUNDAL RAMESH, SINGH HARPAL, SWARUPA CHAKMA, NAVPREET KAUR, DEEPIKA.

Int J Clin and Biomed Res. 2016;2(1): 54-56.

ABSTRACT:

Acalculus eosinophilic cholecystitis is a variant of chronic cholecystitis which is an inflammation of gall bladder.  Here we presents a case of female child of 10 years age with features of abdominal pain for 6 months   which after investigations found to be of an  eosinophilic cholecystitis  cuased by Ascaris lumricoides- a rare entity.

KEYWORDS                                      

Ascariasis, USG (ultrasonography) and ERCP (extended retrograde cholangio-pancreatography).



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