Revista chilena de cirugía
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MILLAN A, MARCELO; WAGENKNECHT S, RAUL; CARDENAS P, ALEX y CARRASCO L, CRISTIAN. Common bile duct fasciolasis. Report of one case. Rev Chil Cir [online]. 2008, vol.60, n.4, pp. 332-335. ISSN 0718-4026. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-40262008000400012.
Fasciolasis is a zoonotic disease caused by the digenean trematode Fasciola hepática. During the chronic phase of the disease the parasites invade the main biliary ducts, causing obstructive jaundice, cholangitis, pancreatitis and other complications. We report a 75 years oíd female, operated due to the suspicion of a choledocholithiasis. During the exploration of the choledochus, adult F. hepática parasites were extracted. The pathology report of the parasites confirmed the diagnosis
Palabras clave : Fasciolasis; choledochus.