A rare presentation of multi-organ hydatid disease: Case report and review of the literature
Hydatid disease involving multiple organs is rare in clinical practice. The most commonly affected organs in adults include the liver and lungs. We report a case of a 54-year-old woman who presented to our hospital with multiple cystic lesions in the liver, lung and spleen. The case highlights the need to have a high index of suspicion for hydatid disease in endemic areas in patients with this clinical presentation.
I Ntatamala, Division of Occupational Medicine and Centre for Environmental and Occupational Health Research, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa
S Adams, Division of Occupational Medicine and Centre for Environmental and Occupational Health Research, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa
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Date published: 2022-07-15
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