Extrahepatic abdominal hydatid disease caused by Echinococcus granulosus: imaging findings.

@article{Ilica2007ExtrahepaticAH,
  title={Extrahepatic abdominal hydatid disease caused by Echinococcus granulosus: imaging findings.},
  author={Ahmet Turan Ilica and Murat Kocaoglu and Nazif Zeybek and Suleyman Guven and Ibrahim Adaletli and Alin Basgul and Hidayet Çoban and Aslan Bilici and Yaşar Bukte},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2007},
  volume={189 2},
  pages={
          337-43
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The classical findings in hydatid disease caused by Echinococcus granulosus with liver or lung involvement are well known. However, diagnosing hydatid disease at unusual locations may be challenging because of variable imaging appearances depending on the host reaction. The purpose of this pictorial essay is to review the sonographic, CT, and MRI features of extrahepatic abdominal hydatid disease including intraperitoneum, retroperitoneum, diaphragma, bone, and soft tissue of the… CONTINUE READING

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