Cystic hydatidosis is caused by Echinococcus granulosus and is endemic in the Mediterranean basin. We present a case of a 17 years old Moroccan woman presented with abdominal pain and fever. Abdominal ultrasound and computed tomography showed multiple liver masses and were consistent with cystic hydatidosis. The serology confirmed the diagnosis and a combined therapeutic strategy including oral albendazole and subsequent percutaneous drainage or traditional surgery.
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Multiple liver masses in a young woman from Morocco
Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine 2018; 4 (4): e513
Submission date: 03 Dec 2018
Revised on: 11 Dec 2018
Accepted on: 17 Dec 2018
Published online: 17 Dec 2018