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Gaceta Médica Boliviana

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TORREZ SALAZAR, Jeanneth; TORREZ SALAZAR, Jandira; PENALOZA CHEJ, Ana Maria  and  IRIARTE LA FUENTE, Delicia. Liver hydatid cyst clinical case in the National Health Fund - Cochabamba. Gac Med Bol [online]. 2009, vol.32, n.2, pp.48-51. ISSN 1012-2966.

Human Hydatidosys is a parasitic pathology it’s a world widespread distributed, whit a frequently liver localization (50 to 60%), unique in 80% and multiple in the rest of the cases , and affect patients in productive age, which diagnosis and treatment implicate important socio-economic repercussions to the national health system to be necessary a national plan of eradication. The knowledge of the parasite life cycle became to improve the management of these patients avoiding mortal complications. Diagnosis of Hepatic Hydatidosys is based in clinic, image techniques and serology studies. Hieratic Liver Cyst could evolutes into many years asymptomatic, and in many cases is founded by other disease, most of the cases the symptoms appears secondary to cyst complications, as far as infections, opening into a byliar conduct, as brokened, etc. So there we present a 29 years old patient diagnosticated by ecosound, Computer Tomography as complement and confirm whit positive serology to Echinococcus whit finally surgery.

Keywords : Hydatic Liver Cyst.

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