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Hydatidosis: Introduction

Hydatidosis: A parasitic infection caused by a tapeworm larva called echinococci. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the location of the infestation - the most common site for the larval cysts is the liver. The most common symptoms are due to compression of nearby organs or blood vessels due to increasing size of the cyst. The larva may incubate for months or even years. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hydatidosis is available below.

Symptoms of Hydatidosis

Treatments for Hydatidosis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Hydatidosis: Complications

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Causes of Hydatidosis

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Misdiagnosis and Hydatidosis

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics more »

Statistics for Hydatidosis

Hydatidosis: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Hydatidosis:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Hydatidosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Hydatidosis

  1. Hydatidosis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications

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