Case report: Fasciola Hepatica worm swims in the gallbladder

تقرير الحالة: دودة فاسيولا هيباتيكا تسبح في المرارة

Tahir Abdullah Hawrami

Zanco Journal of Medical Sciences مجلة زانكو للعلوم الطبية
ISSN: 19955588/19955596 Year: 2010 Volume: 14 Issue: 2 Pages: 1-4
Publisher: Hawler Medical Univeristy جامعة هولير الطبية


Human infestation with liver flukes is rare, as they are accidental host by ingestion of con-taminated water & vegetables. To document the presence of this disease in Iraq/ Kurdistan region, we are reporting this case of Fasciola Hepatica infestation to a young lady with recurrent attacks of Rt. Abdominal pain. The worm was found, during cholecystectomy, swimming in the bile of gallbladder.


Fasciola Hepatica --- gallbladder