[hydatid cyst of the breast. 20 cases].hydatid cysts of the breast are benign new growths due to echinococcus granulosus. this retrospective report concerns 20 cases observed at salah azaiez institute of tunis from 1969 to 1982. hydatid cyst involves women of 30 to 50 years of age living in areas where hydatid is endemic. as they evolve slowly, clinical features do not make it easy to confuse the diagnosis with new growths but mainly with cysts in mammary dysplasia or benign tumours. mammography is the key examination to make the dia ...19863722746
cystic echinococcosis in tunisia: analysis of hydatid cysts that have been surgically removed from patients.echinococcosis/hydatidosis caused by echinococcus granulosus has a widespread distribution in the human population of tunisia, particularly in the north-west and centre-west of the country. in a recent study, the morphological features, fertility and viability of hydatid cysts that had been excised from patients in tunis were explored, and the e. granulosus strain or genotype involved in each case was identified from morphology of the protoscolex hooks and the results of molecular genotyping. th ...200919825281
Displaying items 1 - 2 of 2