Alveolar echinococcosis

What is Alveolar echinococcosis?

A rare parasitic disorder that occurs after ingestion of eggs of Echinococcus multilocularis and characterized by an initial asymptomatic incubation period of many years followed by a chronic course where the clinical manifestations include epigastric pain and jaundice.

Other condition names

  • Echinococcus multilocularis infection

Inheritance type

Not applicable

Age of Onset

  • Adult
  • Elderly
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