Overview

hydatid disease


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A condition resulting from the presence in the liver, lungs, or brain of hydatid cysts. Alveolar hydatids form malignant tumours; unilocular hydatids exert pressure as they grow and thereby damage surrounding tissues.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.