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Higher magnification identified a parasite (a hydatid protoscolex) within a hepatic venule (Figures 4&5) and a diagnosis of hydatid disease (Echinococcus granulosus) was made.
Treatment of hydatid disease of adrenals is mostly surgical and the operation of choice is removal of cyst preserving ipsilateral kidney and, if possible, the remaining adrenal gland to provide adequate haemostasis.
Hydatid disease is endemic in sheep-raising regions of the world, such as South America, New Zealand, Australia, the Middle East and Mediterranean areas.
Unusual imaging characteristics of complicated hydatid disease.
0% of all hydatid disease cases, but in highly endemic areas, orbital hydatid cysts have been reported to represent up to 25.
Diagnosis and management of hydatid liver disease in children: a report of 156 patients with hydatid disease.
Alveolar hydatid disease (Echinococcus multilocularis) in the liver of a Canadian dog in British Columbia, a newly endemic region.
Hydatid disease is a prevalent parasitic infection in sheep-rearing areas such as the Northern Cape.
solium infection in HIV-infected patients commonly manifests as neurocysticercosis, while hydatid disease presents with cystic lesions in the liver and lungs.