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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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Hydatid disease represents the larval form of the canine intestinal tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus, (4) which infects humans as accidental intermediate hosts.
Abdominal sonography was suggestive of 8.9 cm x 8.5 cm x 7 cm splenic hydatid cyst.
(9) USG with serological tests increased the predictive value and can decrease the need of CT in rural areas, apart from being cost effective, as was confirmed by Priego P et al (9,15) Chest X ray was used for lung hydatids.
* To study the various clinical presentations of hydatid disease of liver.
Renal involvement during hydatid disease is not confined to the glomeruli.
Hydatid spleen constitutes 0.5-4 percent of all cases of echinococcosis (1).
Hydatid cysts (HC) occur most frequently in the liver (65%) and lung (20%).
Bovine hydatid cysts were obtained from abattoirs, and fluid was aspirated and placed in a beaker at 4[degrees]C to which 0.5 M phenylmethylsulfonyl fluoride (Sigma, St.
Primary intramuscular hydatid is extremely uncommon and rare.PH4!
(6) With time, the treatment of abdominal hydatid disease is undergoing revolutionary changes and the era of open surgery with its associated large incision, post-operative complications and prolonged hospital stay is now being challenged by minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery.
The diagnosis of hydatid cyst relies on serologic tests and imaging techniques.