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Echinococcosis, alveolar
Pathology
  • Cysts are usually found in the liver (metastases in lung and brain may follow)
  • Growth is not limited by a thick cyst wall, so the cysts can expand at the periphery to produce tumour-like masses
  • The disease is often fatal if not treated!
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