Ct findings in hepatic involvement by echinococcus granulosus

I. Pandolfo, G. Blandino, E. Scribano, M. Longo, A. Certo, G. Chirico

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Abstract

The CT findings in hepatic involvement by Echinococcus granulosus are described. Pathognomonic signs of the hydatid nature of a cystic lesion are visualization of the cystic wall on plain CT, calcification of the cyst wall, daughter cysts, and membrane detachment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)839-845
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography
Volume8
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1984

Keywords

  • Computed tomography
  • Cysts
  • Echinococcus granulosus
  • Liver

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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