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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Hydatid disease involving some rare locations in the body: a pictorial essay.
Diagnosis of hydatid disease of abdomen and thorax by ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration cytology.
On the basis of MRI findings differential diagnosis of lymphangiectasia, caries spine and extradural intraspinal cervical hydatid disease type 3 (Braithwaik and Lees) was suggested.
17-18) Palanivelu described a new special trocar-cannula device for laparoscopic management of hepatic hydatid disease.
Through identification of these high risk areas there may be a better chance of controlling the spread of hydatid disease.
Retrovesical hydatid disease can be managed currently laparoscopically with the PHS, a minimally invasive approach with minimal morbidity.
Our patient is worth reporting as he hailed from a nonendemic area, and preoperative clinical examination, radiological or serological studies did not give any definite lead toward the diagnosis of hydatid disease.
Keywords: Hepatocellular carcinoma Cyst hydatid disease.
Methodology: A retrospective study of 50 cases of hydatid disease attended at Radiology department of Rehman Medical Institute Peshawar between May 2012 and November 2013 was conducted to determine the incidence and imaging presentations of atypical localization of the disease.
Gamma knife radiosurgery and albendazole for cerebral alveolar hydatid disease.
She had a history of cystectomy five years ago, for lung and liver hydatid disease.