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Survey of hydatid cyst surgeries in hospitals affiliated to Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences during 2004 to 2014
Mohamad Jaafar Yad Yad *, Sanaz Nasiri, Mahdi Delavari, Mohsen Arbabi
Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, I. R. Iran. , myadyad@yahoo.com
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Background: Hydatidosis is one of the most important zoonotic diseases with global distribution. Due to the prevalence of the disease in country, the study aimed to determine the clinical and laboratory findings in patients with hydatidosis admitted to surgical departments of educational hospitals, Imam Khomeini and Golestan, in Ahvaz city during 2004-2014.
Materials and Methods: Data of the patients including demographic characteristics, and clinical and laboratory findings were recorded in a prepared form and analyzed using descriptive statistics and Chi-square tests by the SPSS software.
Results: From a total of all patients, 49 (55.7%) and 39 patients (44.3%) were females and males respectively; 25 patients were resident in rural areas and 62 in urban areas. The mean age of the patients was 30.6±2 years. Also, the maximum and minimum percentages of the disease were observed in the age group 20-29 and 80-89, respectively. Recurrence was observed in 9 patients. The highest prevalence of the hydatid cyst was in the right lobe of the liver (26.1%). Among the methods of imaging, sonography and MRI had the highest and lowest use in the diagnosis of the disease, respectively.
Conclusion: Findings of this study show that the most common organs affected are the liver and the younger age group and suburbs are more prone to hydatidosis. Due to the chronicity of the disease and the late diagnosis during the visit, screening for endemic areas and high-risk persons is recommended.
Keywords: Echinococcus granulusos, Hydatid cyst, Surgery
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: medicine, paraclinic
Received: 2016/12/18 | Accepted: 2017/09/25 | Published: 2017/11/16
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Yad Yad M J, Nasiri S, Delavari M, Arbabi M. Survey of hydatid cyst surgeries in hospitals affiliated to Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences during 2004 to 2014. Feyz. 2017; 21 (5) :477-482
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