Sonographic diagnosis of biliary ascariasis

D. Hamanaka, T. Sakamoto, T. Suzuki, T. Yamazaki, T. Odori, Y. Ishii, K. Torizuka

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Real-time sonographic imaging can clearly represent the biliary ascarid as a longitudinal double linear echo. We call this representation an intraductal tubular image. Such imaging allows easy differentiation of the biliary parasite from calcification and other foreing bodies in the biliary tracts.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)129-131
Number of pages3
JournalRadiation Medicine - Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiation
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Oncology


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