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Hydatid cysts in children, epidemiology and diagnosis. Report of 280 cases observed in a department of paediatrics in eastern Algeria

Cheriet, R.; Lagardere, B.

Annales de Pediatrie 41(4): 239-245

1994


ISSN/ISBN: 0066-2097
Accession: 002632846

A review of 280 cases of hydatidosis in children aged 9 months to 14 years, treated between January 1984 and December 1990 at a children's hospital in Constantine, eastern Algeria, is presented. 125 of the children presented with pulmonary cysts; liver, brain and kidney cysts were recorded in 42, 14 and 9 children respectively; cysts in other organs were present in 41 children and associations of lung and liver cysts were present in 49 cases.

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