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Hydatid disease of the kidney: evaluation and features of diagnostic procedures.

Authors
  • Afsar, H
  • Yagci, F
  • Meto, S
  • Aybasti, N
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of Urology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Mar 01, 1994
Volume
151
Issue
3
Pages
567–570
Identifiers
PMID: 8308958
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We discuss 8 patients with hydatid cystic disease of the kidney. Diagnostic procedures included eosinophil count, Casoni's skin test, Ghedini-Weinberg complement fixation test, abdominal x-ray, excretory urogram, ultrasonography and computerized tomography. The combined findings of these different modalities aid greatly in establishing the correct diagnosis.

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