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Echinococcal Disease 

Echinococcal Disease
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Echinococcal Disease
Author(s):

Edward C. Rosenow

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199756926.003.0094
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date: 18 April 2021

50% of patients are asymptomatic at diagnosis

90% of patients have single-organ involvement

Liver 65%

Lungs 25%

Anaphylactic reaction can occur if cysts spill into normal tissue at time of biopsy or excision

Lung involvement in about 25% of patients...

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