Retrospective analysis of echinococcosis in an endemic region of Turkey, a review of 193 cases.

Gulsun S., Cakabay B., Nail Kandemır M., Aslan S., Atalay B. , Sogutcu N., ...More

Iranian journal of parasitology, vol.5, pp.20-6, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : Iranian journal of parasitology
  • Page Numbers: pp.20-6


Background: The hydatidosis is endemic in our region. Some of the recent studies revealed that hydatid cyst prevalence is decreasing gradually in Turkey. The aim of this study was to investigate the actual prevalence of hydatidosis in an endemic region of Turkey, and to share our experiences in the medical and surgical management of hydatidosis.