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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