Term Name: cystic echinococcosis Search Ontology:
  • echinococcus granulosus
  • Echinococcus granulosus infection
  • Echinococcus granulosus infection of lung
  • Echinococcus granulosus infection of thyroid
  • echinococcus granulosus infectious disease
  • echinococcus granulosus infectious disease of liver
  • echinococcus granulosus infectious disease of thyroid
  • Liver echinococcus granulosus
  • lung echinococcus granulosus
  • Thyroid echinococcus granulosus
  • unilocular echinococcosis
  • unilocular hydatid disease
Definition: An echinococcosis that is caused by the larvae of Echinococcus granulosus. Hepatic involvement can result in abdominal pain, a mass in the hepatic area, and biliary duct obstruction. Pulmonary involvement can produce chest pain, cough, and hemoptysis. Rupture of the cysts produce fever, urticaria, eosinophilia, and anaphylactic shock, as well as cyst dissemination. Brain, bone, heart can also be infected. http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs377/en/
  • ICD10CM:B67.4
  • ICD9CM:122.4
  • SNOMEDCT_US_2022_09_01:75006000
  • UMLS_CUI:C0152068
Ontology: Human Disease   (DOID:1495)
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