Flashcards in Liver Cysts Deck (7)
What is a cause of liver cysts.
What causes hydatid disease.
Cysts are caused by echinoccus granulosus.
What are the characteristics of liver cysts in hydatid disease. (2)
They may be single or multiple.
They usually occur in the lower part of the right lobe.
What are the clinical signs of hydatid disease. (2)
Clinically there may be no symptoms.
There may be a dull ache and swelling in the RH.
What WBC may be raised in hydatid disease. (2)
There is eosinophillia in 30% of cases.
How is hydatid disease diagnosed.