Case report: Fasciola Hepatica worm swims in the gallbladder

  • Tahir Abdullah Hawrami M.B.Ch.B., D.S., (C.A.B.S.), Assistant professor – University of Sulymaniah.
Keywords: Fasciola Hepatica, gallbladder


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.


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Hawrami, T. (2018). Case report: Fasciola Hepatica worm swims in the gallbladder. Zanco Journal of Medical Sciences (Zanco J Med Sci), 14(2), 1-4. Retrieved from
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