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Echinococcosis, Hepatic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Echinococcosis, Hepatic
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.335.190.396.314
C01.610.518.314
C06.552.664.272
Unique ID
D004444
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004444
Annotation
coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent
Scope Note
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).
Entry Term(s)
Alveolar Echinococcosis, Hepatic
Echinococcosis, Hepatic Alveolar
Hydatid Cyst, Hepatic
Hydatidosis, Hepatic
NLM Classification #
WI 710
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Echinococcosis, Hepatic Preferred
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