Korean J Gastrointest Endosc.  1987 Nov;7(1):79-81.

A Case of Ascarid Chronic Pancreatitis Due to Impaction of Ascaris Lumbricoides into the pancreatic Duct

Abstract

Authors report a case with recurrent epigastric pain who revesled to have chronic pancreatitis due to impaction of Ascaris lumbricoides into the pancreatic duct. She was a 41-year-old female who favored raw meat. ERCP revealed a living round worm in the pancreatic duct which was also showed by ultrasonegraphy and computed tomography. She underwent distal pancreatectomy and developed glucose intolerance but was well controlled.

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