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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 122 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.20452/pamw.1198
  • Title of Journal : POLSKIE ARCHIWUM MEDYCYNY WEWNETRZNEJ-POLISH ARCHIVES OF INTERNAL MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.133-138

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.