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Echinococcal disease of the extrahepatic biliary tract.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2763215     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Cystic hydatid disease of the liver is uncommon in the United States. It is caused by the larval cestode Echinococcus granulosus. One complication of this disorder is rupture of the hepatic hydatid cyst into the biliary ducts. There have been few reported cases of this complication of hydatid disease in the US literature. We describe a case of this disorder and briefly review the literature.
R Paone; L Mercer; C Miranda; W G McGee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Texas medicine     Volume:  85     ISSN:  0040-4470     ISO Abbreviation:  Tex Med     Publication Date:  1989 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-09-21     Completed Date:  1989-09-21     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0051012     Medline TA:  Tex Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  36-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Common Bile Duct Diseases / complications*,  pathology,  surgery
Echinococcosis, Hepatic / complications*,  pathology,  surgery
Rupture, Spontaneous

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