Removal of Parasites from the Small Intestine

Double-balloon endoscopy revealed a parasite in the small intestine (Ascaris). It was successfully removed endoscopically from the body (Fig. 12.3.1) (kindly provided by Dr. Zhong Jie, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Second Medical University, China).

Fig. 12.3.1. Parasite in the small intestine found by double-balloon endoscopy
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