ID#: 2865
This photograph depicts a gross pathology specimen, consisting of a grouping of hydatid daughter cysts, which had been excised from a human lung in a case of human echinococcosis, caused by the tapeworm from the genus, Echinococcus. Also referred to as hydatid disease, the liver is the most common organ involved, followed by the lungs.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Irving G. Kagan
Creation Date: 1961
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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