"Echinococcosis, Hepatic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Liver disease caused by infections with parasitic tapeworms of the genus ECHINOCOCCUS, such as Echinococcus granulosus or Echinococcus multilocularis. Ingested Echinococcus ova burrow into the intestinal mucosa. The larval migration to the liver via the PORTAL VEIN leads to watery vesicles (HYDATID CYST).
- Echinococcosis, Hepatic
- Echinococcoses, Hepatic
- Hepatic Echinococcoses
- Hepatic Echinococcosis
- Echinococcosis, Hepatic Alveolar
- Alveolar Echinococcoses, Hepatic
- Alveolar Echinococcosis, Hepatic
- Echinococcoses, Hepatic Alveolar
- Hepatic Alveolar Echinococcoses
- Hepatic Alveolar Echinococcosis
- Hydatidosis, Hepatic
- Hepatic Hydatidoses
- Hepatic Hydatidosis
- Hydatidoses, Hepatic
- Alveolar Echinococcis, Hepatic
- Echinococcis, Hepatic Alveolar
- Hepatic Alveolar Echinococcis
- Hydatid Cyst, Hepatic
- Cyst, Hepatic Hydatid
- Cysts, Hepatic Hydatid
- Hepatic Hydatid Cyst
- Hepatic Hydatid Cysts
- Hydatid Cysts, Hepatic
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Kilejian A, Schwabe CW. Studies on the polysaccharides of the Echinococcus granulosus cyst, with observations on a possible mechanism for laminated membrane formation. Comp Biochem Physiol B. 1971 Sep 15; 40(1):25-36.