n SA Journal of Radiology - Multi-organ echinococcosis in a paediatric patient : case report

Volume 13, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1027-202X
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6778



Echinococcosis is an infection caused in humans by the larval stage of the Echinococcus parasite. Multi-organ involvement is common, and cysts may develop in various organs. Radiological imaging modalities play an important role in the diagnosis, management and follow-up of echinococcosis. We present a case of multi-organ echinococcosis with extensive pulmonary involvement.

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