hydatid disease


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Related to hydatid disease: cysticercosis, Neurocysticercosis

hydatid disease:

see tapewormtapeworm,
name for the parasitic flatworms forming the class Cestoda. All tapeworms spend the adult phase of their lives as parasites in the gut of a vertebrate animal (called the primary host).
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hydatid disease

[′hīd·ə·dəd di‚zēz]
(medicine)
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* To study the different diagnostic modalities of hydatid disease of liver.
The diagnosis of hydatid disease is based on the identification of cyst structures by imaging techniques, such as ultrasonography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and confirmation by immunodiagnostic studies (1).
The most rational explanation for the location of splenic hydatid disease is systemic circulation.
Unusual imaging characteristics of complicated hydatid disease. Eur J Radiol.
Surgical treatment of cardiac hydatid disease in 13 patients.
Hydatid disease in the central valley of California.
In conclusion, the mass effect of a giant hepatic hydatid cyst should be kept in mind as one of the unusual causes of hypertension when dealing with the patient where hydatid disease is endemic and the patient is refractory to antihypertensive medications.
Lujic, "Skeletal manifestations of hydatid disease in Serbia: demographic distribution, site involvement, radiological findings, and complications," Korean Journal of Parasitology, vol.
Hayouni, "Hydatid disease of the lungs: Study of 386 cases," American Review of Respiratory Disease, vol.
Echinococcosis or hydatid disease is caused by larvae of the tapeworm Echinococcus.
Canberk, "Hydatid disease limited to bilateral adrenal glands mimicking tuberculosis," Cyto Journal, vol.
Surgical treatment of hepatic hydatid disease. Br J Surg 1988; 75: 946-50.