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hydatid

[′hīd·ə·dəd]
(medicine)
A cyst formed in tissues due to growth of the larval stage of Echinococcus granulosus.
A cystic remnant of an embryonal structure.
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Through identification of these high risk areas there may be a better chance of controlling the spread of hydatid disease.
2] We describe a patient with an enlarging mass in popliteal fossa for 15 years and was found to have hydatid disease.
Hydatid disease is prevalent and widespread in sheep- and cattle-raising countries throughout the world.
In this way, the sheep model with Echinococcus granulosus infection was established, whereas, in our research, adult cestodes with fertilized egg proglottis were fed orally to sheep, and the objective was to imitate natural infection with hydatids.
Renal involvement during hydatid disease is not confined to the glomeruli.
Splenic hydatid disease is usually an accidentally discovered mass in the abdomen mostly in left hypochondrium and less frequently in the epigastrium.
Human echinococcosis, also known as hydatid disease is caused by Echinococcus granulosus.
The authors concluded that the human hydatid possibly represented E.
The diagnosis of hydatid cyst relies on serologic tests and imaging techniques.
For diagnosis of hydatid lesion, special precaution was taken; it was done in intensive care unit, so as to take action immediately if at all any hypersensitivity reaction occurs.
2) Splenic involvement is rare in patients with hydatid disease even in endemic countries.
Multiple hydatids in heart were seen with kidney and spleen hydatids in one case.