Published Date: July 16, 2023

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Cystic echinococcosis misdiagnosed as hepatic cyst: a case report

Authors: C Pang, B Zhang, Y Chen

Zhongguo Xue Xi Chong Bing Fang Zhi Za Zhi. 2023 Jun 28;35(3):322-324. doi: 10.16250/j.32.1374.2022222.


This case report presents the diagnosis and treatment of a case of cystic echinococcosis misdiagnosed as hepatic cyst. The case had anaphylactic shock caused by extravasation of cyst fluid during extraction of hepatic cyst and suffered from postoperative recurrence of echinococcosis. This case report may provide insights into diagnosis and treatment of cystic echinococcosis among healthcare workers in non-endemic areas.

PMID: 37455108DOI: 10.16250/j.32.1374.2022222