Idatidosi umana: recenti acquisizioni e descrizione di quattro casi pediatrici a sede inusuale

Francesco Scarlata, Mario Milazzo, Carlo Acierno, Carlo Acierno, Mario Milazzo, Mario Milazzo, Carlo Acierno, Roberto Nasta, Mario Milazzo, Giuseppe Troia, Rosalia Nasta

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Human hydatid disease due to Echinococcus granulosus is frequently observed in Italy, especially in the central and southern areas and on the islands. In the last twenty years some major advances in the field thefield of epidemiology as well as diagnostic and therapeutical approaches have changed our knowledge of this disease. In Italy, localization in the liver, kidney or peritoneum accounts for about 95% of cases. The authors describe four describe four paediatric cases with unusual localization (kidney and muscle), highlighting difficulties in the diagnosis
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)193-196
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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