echinococcosis

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Related to Alveolar echinococcosis: hydatid disease, echinococcus disease
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Synonyms for echinococcosis

infestation with larval echinococci (tapeworms)

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Calcification and surrounding edema are rarely seen whereas these are commonly seen with cerebral alveolar echinococcosis.
2 If alveolar echinococcosis is not treated at the time of diagnosis, the condition may worsen and the patient may ultimately die.
Human alveolar echinococcosis after fox population increase, Switzerland.
1999: Alveolar Echinococcosis in Humans: The Current Situation in Central Europe and the Need for Countermeasures.
This study did not find any association between IgE and either of the cytokines as shown by Wellinghausen et al (29) in patients with alveolar echinococcosis.
In 2003, alveolar echinococcosis was added to the list of zoonoses to be monitored in the member states of the European Union according to Directive 2003/99/EC.
multilocularis causes alveolar echinococcosis (also known as alveolar hydatid disease, multilocular echinococcosis, and multivesicular hydatidosis), which clinically produces signs similar to those of a slow-growing malignant tumor.
1,2) MRI is important for diagnosing alveolar echinococcosis because of its ability to reveal its fibrous and infiltrative nature as well as the extent of the lesion.
The cyst of alveolar echinococcosis differs from that of cystic echinococcosis in that it grows by external budding of the germinal membrane with progressive infiltration of the surrounding tissue.
Alveolar echinococcosis of the liver is caused by the tapeworm Echinococcus multilocularis.
To the Editor: Human alveolar echinococcosis (AE) is a zoonotic parasitic disease caused by larvae of Echinococcus multilocularis tapeworms that manifests most often in the host's liver, although it can infect the lungs, brain, and other organs.
In a recent immunohistochemistry study (7), antibodies against Em2G11 have shown excellent properties for distinguishing between cystic and alveolar echinococcosis.
Echinococcus granulosus, which is the causative agent of cystic hydatid disease (or cystic echinococcosis, CE); and Echinococcus multilocularis, which causes alveolar echinococcosis, AE [1,2]
To the Editor: Alveolar echinococcosis, which is caused by the fox tapeworm Echinococcus multilocularis, is an emerging disease in Europe that shows a high mortality rate (1).
Author affiliations: World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Prevention and Treatment of Human Echinococcosis and French National Reference Center on Alveolar Echinococcosis, Besanpon, France (F.