Sonographic diagnosis of hydatidosis: the sign of the cyst wall.

  title={Sonographic diagnosis of hydatidosis: the sign of the cyst wall.},
  author={Marcello Caremani and Laura Lapini and Daniela Caremani and Ubaldo Occhini},
  journal={European journal of ultrasound : official journal of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology},
  volume={16 3},
The Authors evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of echography in hepatic echinococcosis, particularly in the completely liquid types of cysts without septa or hydatid sand and in the solidified forms where the differential diagnosis with other hepatic pathologies can be difficult. The study was carried out with a 7.5 MHz probe and the results were compared with those from the use of a 3.5 MHz probe and from CT, serology for hydatidosis and echoguided sampling. Seventy one patients, 36 with liquid… CONTINUE READING
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