hydatid disease


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Related to hydatid disease: cysticercosis, Neurocysticercosis
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Noun1.hydatid disease - infestation with larval echinococci (tapeworms)
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
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The uncharacteristic imaging as well as the negative serology for hydatid disease, while not absolutely ruling out the diagnosis, made this entity much less likely.
In radiological and serological studies, renal hydatid disease cannot be diagnosed preoperatively in 1 out of 3 patients (4).
Effect of hypertonic saline and alcohol on viability of daughter cysts in hepatic hydatid disease. Eur J Surg 1999; 165: 1043-4.
Radiological characteristics of pulmonary hydatid disease in children: Less common radiological appearances.
Since 1991, 49 patients with 54 cysts who applied to the Ankara University Medical School Hospital were diagnosed with splenic hydatid disease. Of these patients, 22 were not treated, and 12 patients with 13 cysts refused to be treated due to their asymptomaticity.
Hydatid disease or echinococcosis, a systemic zoonosis caused by Echinococcusgranulosus larvae, is endemic and a common health problem in the Mediterranean region, where there is a close association among sheep, dogs, and humans.1-3 Hydatid disease can occur anywhere in the body.
Hydatid disease: Radiologic and pathologic features and complications.
Laboratory diagnosis of cystic hydatid disease. World J Surg 2001; 25: 10-4.
Coimbatore, (Tamil Nadu) [India] Apr 8 ( ANI ): A 40-year-old Iraqi national suffering from a rare hydatid disease of the spine (parasitic infection from dog tapeworm) underwent a successful operation at a private hospital in Coimbatore.
The most common symptom of renal hydatid disease is abdominal and lumbar pain, however, palpable mass, hematuria, and fever are also observed.
Notes on the prevalence of hydatid disease in Alaska moose.