Radiological Imaging Features of Fasciola hepatica Infection – A Pictorial Review

@inproceedings{Dusak2012RadiologicalIF,
  title={Radiological Imaging Features of Fasciola hepatica Infection – A Pictorial Review},
  author={Abdurrahim Dusak and Mehmet Ruhi Onur and Mutalip Çiçek and Uğur Firat and Tianbo Ren and Vikram Dogra},
  booktitle={Journal of clinical imaging science},
  year={2012}
}
Fascioliasis refers to a zoonosis caused by Fasciola hepatica, a trematode infecting herbivores, but also occurs in humans who ingest the metacercaria found in fresh water plants. Infection in humans is common in developing countries and is also not uncommon in Europe. Diagnosis of this infection is difficult, as the history and symptoms are nonspecific and stool analysis for eggs is negative until the disease is in an advanced state by when the parasite has reached the biliary system. The… CONTINUE READING
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