Alveolar echinococcosis

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Synonyms: Echinococcus multilocularis infection

A rare parasitic disorder that occurs after ingestion of eggs of Echinococcus multilocularis and characterized by an initial asymptomatic incubation period of many years followed by a chronic course where the clinical manifestations include epigastric pain and jaundice.

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