Sunday, December 03, 2006

Have you Dewormed Lately?



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Although we are quite developed, I saw a patient today who vomited worms. Of course they wern't as long as this 19 foot tapeworm, but don't rule out those nematodes!

4 Comments:

At 10:07 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

i find this interesting, what happens to this patient ? What type of worm is this ?

 
At 10:35 PM, Blogger Doc said...

Hi, It's a Tapeworm and it can grow very very long, as long as there is space in your intestines.

 
At 9:25 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

scary!! is this a norm and common to find tapeworm?

Do you have more photos on tapeworm?

 
At 1:07 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

i thought it only goes out through down there..urgh.how come he vomitted?the tape worm has grown till esophogus or something? =p

 

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