Hydatidosis still accounts for an endemic health problem in the Middle East, Australia and South America, with 50% to 70% of hydatid cysts occurring in the liver and 20% to 30% in the lung. Due to the growing immigration, the prevalence of hydatid disease in North America and Europe is increasing.
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Hydatid cyst of the liver—criteria for the selection of appropriate treatment.
Acta Trop. 2003; 85: 237-242
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Hydatid disease: current medical and surgical management.
Oxford, United Kingdom, Butterworth Heinemann1992
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- Hydatid cyst of the liver—criteria for the selection of appropriate treatment.Acta Trop. 2003; 85: 237-242
- Hydatid disease: current medical and surgical management.Oxford, United Kingdom, Butterworth Heinemann1992
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