Doctors Remove 14 Roundworms From Woman
Doctors in India found 14 roundworms wriggling in a woman's bile duct. The woman had gone to the hospital with symptoms including abdominal pain and fever, and a CT scan revealed the parasites. Roundworms are contracted through contact with contaminated soil. Doctors used forceps in an endoscopic procedure to remove the worms. Some of them measured over half a foot. After the procedure, the woman reported feeling much better.