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Multiorgan hydatid cyst with hydatid cyst uria

(2012) Multiorgan hydatid cyst with hydatid cyst uria. Healthmed. pp. 3158-3161. ISSN 1840-2291

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Hydatidosis is a zoonotic parasitic disease of livestock and has a high prevalence in some countries. The most affected organs are liver and lung. Spread of contamination to other organs occurs extremely rare. The case that is reported here was a 41-year-old woman who was hospitalized in the internal medicine ward of a hospital in Tehran, Iran with pyelonephritis in abdomino-pelvic sonography she had multi syst in the liver and spleen. Further investigations including, CT-scan, serological tests, pathological studies detected hydatid cyst in liver, lung, spleen and right kidney. Moreover, evaluation of sputum sample revealed oral candidiasis. The patient also had hydatiduria during hospitalization. After diagnosis of the disease, treatment of hydatid cyst simultaneous with treatment of oral candidiasis was initiated.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Hydatidosis- zoonotic parasitic disease- hydatid cyst- pyelonephritis echinococcosis disease General & Internal Medicine
Page Range: pp. 3158-3161
Journal or Publication Title: Healthmed
Journal Index: ISI
Volume: 6
Number: 9
ISSN: 1840-2291
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی

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