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Echinococcosis cystic Clinical Findings 1
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Echinococcosis, cystic
Clinical Findings
  • Many patients are asymptomatic
  • An intact hepatic cyst might provoke the following signs and symptoms: liver enlargement, right epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting
  • The rupture of a liver cyst might lead to acute allergic reactions (anaphylaxis), cholangitis, jaundice, portal hypertension, and eventually to a hepatic abscess by secondary infections
  • After rupture, a lung cyst may cause chest pain, cough, dyspnoea and haemoptysis
  • A brain cyst might cause epilepsy
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