Pulmonary echinococcosis (hydatidosis) in children: results of surgical treatment.

@article{Rebhandl1999PulmonaryE,
  title={Pulmonary echinococcosis (hydatidosis) in children: results of surgical treatment.},
  author={Winifred Rebhandl and Jim Turnbull and Franz Xaver Felberbauer and Erdal Tasci and Stefan Puig and H. Auer and Kurosh Paya and Dieter Kluth and O Taşçi and Ernst Horcher},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={1999},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={336-40}
}
From 1986-1996, 33 children with 49 pulmonary hydatid cysts underwent surgical treatment in Vienna and Istanbul. Cysts were unilateral in 28 and bilateral in 5 cases; unruptured cysts (URC) were diagnosed in 19 patients, and 14 children presented with ruptured cysts (RC). Ten patients had cysts in other organs (liver, spleen, central nervous system) in addition to pulmonary cysts. Diagnosis was primarily based on chest X-ray and computed tomography scan. In Austrian children, a new combination… CONTINUE READING

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