Unusual radiological findings of Fasciola hepatica infection with huge cystic and multilocular lesions

Takuya Maeda, Haruyasu Yamada, Nobuaki Akao, Mutsunori Iga, Tokiomi Endo, Tomohiko Koibuchi, Tetsuya Nakamura, Takashi Odawara, Aikichi Iwamoto, Takeshi Fujii

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Abstract

This report describes a case of hepatic phase Fasciola hepatica infection presenting huge and multilocular lesions. The unique radiological findings mimicked hydatid diseases and also cystic liver neoplasm. Fascioliasis should be included in the differential diagnosis for cystic liver-diseases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)449-452
Number of pages4
JournalInternal Medicine
Volume47
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Internal Medicine

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