Released on 09/11/2016

Key Learning Points

  • Albendazole or mebendazole post-PAIR
  • Casoni Intradermal Test
  • Chemotherapy
  • Differential diagnosis of a liver cyst
  • Hydatid disease (cystic echinococcosis)
  • Infection with Echinococcus granulosus
  • Management of an anaphylactic reaction
  • Medical treatment for hydatid disease
  • Percutaneous treatment
  • Preoperative preparation before PAIR
  • Role of FNA in the diagnosis of hydatid disease
  • Role of serological tests in the diagnosis of cystic echinococcosis
  • Ultrasound classification of echinococcal cysts


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