echinococcosis

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Synonyms for echinococcosis

infestation with larval echinococci (tapeworms)

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It revealed a well-defined cystic lesion at posterior aspect of neck on right side at the level of C3-C5 vertebrae, with the possibility of the lesion being hydatid cyst (Figure 1).
2%) patients with incidental finding of abdominal or appendiceal mass, which turned out to be hydatid cyst of the peritoneum.
Hydatid cysts grow in the liver, destroying the tissue and causing organ failure.
Why fine-needle aspiration cytology is not an adequate diagnostic method for liver hydatid cyst reply.
The diagnosis of hydatidosis is based on clinical presentation, pervious history of hydatid cyst and radiological imaging with final confirmation by histopathological reports.
In the case of air-fluid level,air cysts and hydropneumothorax; hydatid cyst should be keep in mind(8).
Other differential diagnoses should include atrial myxoma,[sup][2] a gradually growing cardiac tumor, and hydatidosis,[sup][3] which would be supported by the presence of hydatid cysts in lungs and liver and positive serologic tests.
19) A perforator-grinder aspirator apparatus for evacuation of the hydatid cyst has also been described by Saglam.
Genomic DNA from hydatid cyst fluid samples was extracted by using Genomic DNA mini kit extraction Geneaid, USA, and performed according to company's instructions.
Finally, the progression of the disease may cause symptoms like dyspnea, hemoptysis, and chest pain, and anaphylactic shock may develop due to leakage of the hydatid cyst fluid.
Hydatid cyst disease is a parasitosis caused by Echinococcus granulosus [1] and is endemic especially in Eastern Europe, Middle East, Alaska, Canada, South America, Australia, and New Zealand [2].
In our clinic, we evaluated the case of a patient who had a pelvic hydatid cyst that caused sciatica and who was diagnosed in June 2010 in our clinic.
The patient had been suffering from these symptoms for three months and before admission she was diagnosed as abdominal hydatid cyst.
The hydatid cyst or hydatid disease is due to the development in human body of the larval form of the dog tapeworm: Echinococcus granulosus.
This case report depicts an atypical presentation of isolated primary extra-peritoneal pelvic hydatid cyst in a young male hailing from a nonendemic areas.