Alveolar echinococcosis of the liver: a single center experience


Dulger A. C. , Esen R., Begenik H., Aytemiz E., Demirtas L., Aslan M.

POLSKIE ARCHIWUM MEDYCYNY WEWNETRZNEJ-POLISH ARCHIVES OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, vol.122, no.4, pp.133-138, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

INTRODUCTION In humans, alveolar echinococcosis (AE) of the liver is caused by canine tapeworm called Echinococcus multilocularis. The disease is most prevalent in the northern hemisphere and in the eastern part of Turkey.