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Living Fasciola hepatica in biliary tree: a case report

Keyvan Aminian, Kambiz Akhavan Rezayat, Afshin Shafaghi, Roozbeh Tanhaeevash

Abstract

Here we report a rare case of living Fasciola hepatica in biliary tract. The patient was in acute phase of infection and treated successfully with 10 mg/kg oral triclabendazole after the fluke was extracted using endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).

Key words. Fasciola hepatica, Biliary tree

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The Official Journal of the Mexican Association of Hepatology, the Latin-American Association for the Study of the Liver and the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver

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