Acute airway obstruction due to Ascaris Lumbricoides in a ventilated child
Ascaris lumbricoides or roundworm is a nematode causing infestation in about 1.3 billion people worldwide. We report a case of a 7-year-old patient who had head injury. He was admitted to the intensive care unit for mechanical ventilation after craniotomy and evacuation of extradural haemorrhage at...
Faculty of Medicine, International Islamic University Malaysia
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