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Echinococcosis, Hepatic

"Echinococcosis, Hepatic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Liver disease caused by infections with parasitic tapeworms of the genus ECHINOCOCCUS, such as Echinococcus granulosus or Echinococcus multilocularis. Ingested Echinococcus ova burrow into the intestinal mucosa. The larval migration to the liver via the PORTAL VEIN leads to watery vesicles (HYDATID CYST).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Echinococcosis, Hepatic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Echinococcosis, Hepatic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 11 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2014
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