Acta Medica Medianae
HYDATIDOSIS - DIVERSITY OF THE CLINIC IMAGE
Rade R. BABIĆ, Zoran RADOVANOVIĆ, Dušan MITROVIĆ, Biljana SELIMOVIĆ, Dušan BABIĆ and Vladimir PETKOVIĆ
Institute for Radiology of the Clinic Center, Niš
Hydatidosis is a parasite disease (of the liver, lungs, kidneys, bones and other organs) caused by larva of cystic form (cysta hydatigena) of the dog echinococcus (T. echinococcus). Its knowledge is of special diagnostic and clinic importance. The paper gives a x-ray image of the liver hydatidosis (calcified hydatid cyst, hydatid cyst with cysts-sprouts of the first order) as well as that of the lungs (hydatid cyst with the Zhebe's sign, empty pericyst) and of the kidneys (calcified hydatid cyst). In the hydatidosis diagnostics, the x-ray diagnostics is a method of choice.
Key words: X-ray image, hydatidosis, parasite disease