Thursday, April 3, 2008

"The Worm Within"

The New England Journal of Medicine posted this "Image of the Week"

This is a parasitic worm found in a Korean woman during a colonoscopy. The name of the worm is: Ascaris lumbricoides

What would you do if you saw a long worm (20 cm) in your toilet after a bowel movement?

Thanks to:
Myoung Kuk Jang, M.D.
Ki Sung Lee, M.D.
They submitted this image/video to the NEJM.

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