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Multiorgan involvement in a pediatric patient with hydatid disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18593736     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Human Echinococcus infection still remains an important health problem in endemic regions. Herein, we report a 5-year-old boy with hydatid disease who has spleen, lung, kidney and liver involvement simultaneously. To our knowledge, there is no pediatric case with hydatid disease in the literature reporting simultaneous involvement of spleen, kidney, liver and lungs as in our case.
D Olmez; A Babayigit; H Arslan; N Uzuner; Y Ozturk; O Karaman; H Cakmakci
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-07-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of tropical pediatrics     Volume:  54     ISSN:  1465-3664     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Trop. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  2008 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-05     Completed Date:  2009-02-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8010948     Medline TA:  J Trop Pediatr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  417-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Allergy and Pulmonology, Dokuz Eylul University Hospital, Izmir, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Anthelmintics / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Anti-Infective Agents / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Child, Preschool
Echinococcosis, Hepatic / drug therapy*,  parasitology,  radiography
Echinococcosis, Pulmonary / drug therapy*,  parasitology,  radiography
Echinococcus granulosus / isolation & purification*
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Kidney Diseases / drug therapy*,  parasitology,  radiography
Splenic Diseases / drug therapy*,  parasitology,  radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anthelmintics; 0/Anti-Infective Agents

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