Echinococcosis (hydatid disease)

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  • Amebic or pyogenic liver abscess
  • Malignant or benign tumor of liver or other involved organ
  • Fascioliasis (sheep liver fluke)
  • Clonorchiasis (Chinese liver fluke)
  • Choledocholithiasis
  • Congenital liver cyst or liver cyst associated with polycystic kidney disease
  • Cavitary pulmonary tuberculosis
  • Cysticercosis

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Last updated: December 1, 2014