hydatid cyst disease

hydatid cyst disease

Echinococcosis, hydatid disease Parasitology A condition caused by cysts of tapeworm larvae, Echinococcus granulosa, E multilocularis Definitive hosts Canine carnivores–eg, coyote, wolves Intermediate hosts Sheep, cattle, pigs, especially in Southern hemisphere; it is an accidental 'tourist' in man; once tainted meat is ingested, ova hatch, penetrate the intestinal wall, migrate to liver, proliferate there or pass to the lung, kidney, heart, skeletal muscle, and CNS before reproducing; the unilocular hydatid cyst is most often located in the liver, but may develop in the lungs Management Abendazole, a benzimidazole-type scolicidal agent, percutaneous drainage of hepatic hydatid cysts
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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].
DISCUSSION: Cardiac hydatid cyst disease comprises 2% of all hydatid cyst cases.
Laparoscopic management of genitourinary hydatid cyst disease.
Hydatid cyst disease, or echinococcosis, is a parasitic disease that has been known since the time of Hippocrates.
Hydatid cyst disease is quite common in our country.
Methodology: A retrospective study of 300 patients with pulmonary hydatid cyst disease was conducted, who were treated surgically at cardiothoracic surgical department in Basra teaching hospital from June 2005 to June 2011.
Hydatid cyst disease is an important zoonotic infection commonly seen in various parts of the world.
The clinical presentation of cerebral hydatid cyst disease is variable.
Hydatid cyst disease is a parasitic infection caused by the cestode Echinococcus.
Laboratory testing should be used either in highly suspicious cases or for postoperative follow-up of pulmonary hydatid cyst disease.
Nephrotic presentation in hydatid cyst disease with predominant tubulointerstital disease.