Hydatid disease in childhood: revisited report of an interesting case.


Hydatid disease is a zoonosis caused by the tapeworm of Echinococcus spp. The disease is widely endemic in many sheep and cattle rearing locales. However, hydatidosis does not remain restricted to endemic geographical locales anymore but rather is a global health concern. It is a major public health burden causing significant morbidity and mortality… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12639-012-0127-y