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Can the doctors see intestinal worms with MRI or CT scan?

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Dr. John Leander Po
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Sometimes

It depends on a number of factors, but under certain conditions, it is possible to see them by ct or mri.
Most of the time however, we just see their damage done to certain organs - eg. Echinococcal paradites can cause cystic lesions in the liver or lungs

In brief: Sometimes

It depends on a number of factors, but under certain conditions, it is possible to see them by ct or mri.
Most of the time however, we just see their damage done to certain organs - eg. Echinococcal paradites can cause cystic lesions in the liver or lungs
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