In keeping with the wormy theme, I thought I would revive one of my favorite cases from several years ago. I figured that the readers who only recently joined me might have not seen it, and it is definitely a good one. It was generously donated by Dr. Sandeep T.
The patient is a 27 year old woman with anemia and bilateral pedal edema extending to her knees bilaterally. She also reported a history of "vomiting a worm" so a colonoscopy was performed:
Some of the worms was removed for further examination: