"Echinococcosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
An infection caused by the infestation of the larval form of tapeworms of the genus Echinococcus. The liver, lungs, and kidney are the most common areas of infestation.
- Echinococcus Infection
- Echinococcus Infections
- Infection, Echinococcus
- Cysts, Hydatid
- Cyst, Hydatid
- Hydatid Cysts
- Hydatid Cyst
- Hydatid Disease
- Hydatid Diseases
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Echinococcosis" by people in Profiles.
Cystic Echinococcosis. J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Mar; 54(3):518-23.
Multiple hydatid cysts of the liver. Am J Med Sci. 2014 Aug; 348(2):167.
Computerised tomography in orbital echinococcosis. Br J Radiol. 1984 Mar; 57(675):270-2.