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Echinococcosis, cystic
Pathology
  • Hydatid cysts are mainly found in the liver (65%), the lungs (25%) and other organs (e.g. brain) and are for many years well tolerated
  • Symptoms start when cysts reach a certain size (over 10 cm)
  • Rupture of cysts might provoke anaphylactic reactions

 

Sequelae of infection wirh Echinococcus granulosus

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