echinococcosis

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Synonyms for echinococcosis

infestation with larval echinococci (tapeworms)

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Hydatid cyst of the subcutaneous tissue without other involvement: MR imaging features.
The surgical appearance was in keeping with that of a hydatid cyst.
Pulmonary cysts, consistent with hydatid cysts, were found in 39% (21 of 54) of moose lung samples.
Ruptured hydatid cyst is a rare cause of ascites, but should be considered in differential diagnosis, especially in endemic areas such as Turkey.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a classification scheme based on the sonographic findings relating to the viability of the hydatid cyst.
MRI of the thigh was done which revealed a hydatid cyst along with some daughter cysts arising from quadriceps muscle of thigh.
Red foxes are the definitive host for the tapeworm Echinococcus multilocularis, and accidental egg ingestion by humans leads to alveolar echinococcosis, or hydatid cyst, a globally distributed disease that is lethal when untreated.
The cysts removed during surgery were confirmed to be of hydatid cyst aetiology by histopathological evidence of germinal layer and by demonstration of scolices and hooklets in the aspirated HCF.
A computed tomography scan of the chest was performed, which confirmed a ruptured hydatid cyst with the ectocyst lying collapsed within the pericyst.
Hydatid cyst of the pancreas as a cause of pancreatic cystic lesions [author reply in: AJR Am J Roentgenol.
focal nodular hyperplasia, hemangioma, abscess, focal liver fibrosis, regenerative nodule, focal fat, hydatid cyst, liver cyst, "not assessable," normal, no lesion or "other.
Alternately, if a hydatid cyst cannot be ruled out, the hydatid trocar-cannula is used to puncture and aspirate the cyst.
Hydatid cyst disease is a parasitic disease caused by a cestode known as echinococci.