Acta Scientific Microbiology (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 8

A Case Report of Co-infection of Hepatic Cystic and Alveolar Echinococcosis

Zhanxue Zhao1, Hekai Chen2, Linxun Liu1, Yan Guo3, Shuai LI4, Jide A1, Xikun Zhang1 and Jinyu Yang1*

1Department of General Surgery, Qinghai Provincial People's Hospital, China

2Department of General Surgery, Tianjin Fifth Central Hospital, China

3Department of Pathology, Qinghai Provincial People's Hospital, China

4Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Affiliated Hospital of Qinghai University, China

*Corresponding Author: Jinyu Yang, Department of General Surgery, Qinghai Provincial People's Hospital, China.

Received: February 18, 2022; Published: July 12, 2022

Abstract

Pathogenesis of hepatic Echinococcosis is induced by parasitism of Echinococcus species. Generally speaking, there are two types of the disease-- hepatic cystic echinococcosis which is caused by E. granulosus and hepatic alveolar echinococcosis which is caused by E. multilocularis. Either of the two types is much clinically popular. However, simultaneous appearance of both the two types can be rarely seen. In this study, we reported a case of co-infection of both hepatic cystic and alveolar echinococcosis, aiming to offer experience in diagnosing and treating the co-infection by depicting the clinical characteristics, imaging manifestations and therapies.

Keywords: Hepatic Echinococcosis; Hepatic Cystic Echinococcosis; Hepatic Alveolar Echinococcosis; Co-infection

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Citation

Citation: Jinyu Yang., et al. “A Case Report of Co-infection of Hepatic Cystic and Alveolar Echinococcosis". Acta Scientific Microbiology 5.8 (2022): 39-42.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Jinyu Yang., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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