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, also known as echinococcosis, is a parasitic infestation caused by Echinococcus granulosus, a cestode from the Taeniidae family (1).
Hydatid cyst disease (HCD) or cystic echinococcosis (CE) is a serious and important zoonotic disease (Zhang et al., 2017; De NV & Le van D 2017), an endemic disease (Al-Mayah et al., 2012).
In hydatid cyst disease, the most commonly involved organ is the lung in children (1, 2).
To evaluate hydatid cyst disease of liver by USG and CT scan for location, characterisation, age group predominance, sex predominance with demographic and clinical profile in different pathological conditions.
Also known as cystic echinococcus, hydatid cyst disease most commonly involves the liver, lungs, spleen, and kidneys [1, 2].
Hydatid cyst disease (HCD), also called hydatidosis or cystic echinococcosis, is a zoonosis caused by echinococci.
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].
Laparoscopic management of genitourinary hydatid cyst disease. J Endourol 2008;22:1709-14.
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.