A 37-year-old woman with fever and abdominal pain

Karmali, Shahzeer; Thompson, Sarah K.; McKinnon, Gregory; Anderson, Ian B.
June 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/21/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 13, p1683
Academic Journal
Analyzes the occurrence of hydatid disease due to infection with the larval stage of the Echinicoccus granulosus tapeworm. Reason behind the emergence of hydatid disease in urban centers of the developed world; Organs most often affected by hydatid cysts; Description of hydatid cysts on computed tomography scans.


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