Sunday, December 03, 2006

Have you Dewormed Lately?

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!


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 come he vomitted?the tape worm has grown till esophogus or something? =p


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