Those Dog-Gone Cysts. A Case Study about Echinococcus granulosus by Sarah Wycoff. Patient History. 53-year-old Middle-Eastern female Presented to the hospital Prompt Care Clinic with a severe cough and chest pains Surgeon at another hospital had removed a cyst from her lungs and liver.
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A Case Study about Echinococcus granulosus by Sarah Wycoff
F. Rochette, 1999, Dog Parasites and Their Control, Janssen Animal Health, B.V.B.A.
The cyst consists of a thick outer layer (*), several thinner internal layers, and many protoscolices. The protoscolices are often called "hydatid sand."
A single protoscolex.
“Hooks” can be seen that will form the hooks associated with the adult worm's rostellum
This case study was
Sarah Wycoff, MT(ASCP)
while she was a
Medical Technology student in the
2004 Medical Technology Class at
William Beaumont Hospital in
Royal Oak, MI.