Aspiration cytology diagnosis of echinococcosis

Diagn Cytopathol. 1990;6(5):301-3. doi: 10.1002/dc.2840060502.

Abstract

We report five cases of echinococcosis diagnosed on material obtained by fine-needle aspiration. The sites were the liver in three cases, the thigh in one case, and the retroperitoneum in one case. No complications were observed.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Animals
  • Biopsy, Needle*
  • Cytodiagnosis
  • Echinococcosis / diagnosis
  • Echinococcosis / pathology*
  • Echinococcosis, Hepatic / diagnosis
  • Echinococcosis, Hepatic / pathology
  • Echinococcus / isolation & purification
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male