ID#: 18433
Viewed from a right lateral perspective, this Turkana tribesman exhibited a distended abdomen, determined to be due to the presence of a large intra-abdominal hydatid cyst, which had been caused by the larval stages of cestodes (tapeworms) of the genus, Echinococcus.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ H. Zalman, M.D., Yonkers, N.Y.
Creation Date: 1975
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CDC Organization
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