echinococcal cyst


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echinococcal cyst

Parasitology A cyst caused by Echinococcus granulosus Layers Outer or pericyst–composed of host-derived inflamed fibrous tissue; intermediate acellular layer–ectocyst; innermost endocyst from a developed infection. See Echinococcus spp.
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Several reports have shown that MCNs were interpreted as echinococcal cyst (3).
This is because, in echinococcal cysts of the bone, the pericyst layer, which usually forms a connective tissue barrier to spread of the disease, does not form.
Despite attempts to identify imaging findings that distinguish hepatic echinococcal cysts from other hepatic cystic lesions, echinococcosis is still a challenging disease to diagnose radio graphically.
26] Many patients with FNH have been exposed to oral contraceptives, including the patient with associated echinococcal cyst.
Giant Solitary echinococcal cyst of the seminal vesicle: An uncommon cause of retention of urine.
Echinococcal cysts usually involve the liver or lung, with involvement of bone rare and accounting for 0.
Histological examination of the cyst wall reported typical features of an echinococcal cyst.