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Research Article

Diagnosing and Staging of Cystic Echinococcosis: How Do CT and MRI Perform in Comparison to Ultrasound?

  • Marija Stojkovic,

    Affiliation: Section Clinical Tropical Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany

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  • Kerstin Rosenberger,

    Affiliation: Section Clinical Tropical Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany

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  • Hans-Ullrich Kauczor,

    Affiliation: Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany

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  • Thomas Junghanss mail,

    Thomas.Junghanss@urz.uni-heidelberg.de

    Affiliation: Section Clinical Tropical Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany

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  • Waldemar Hosch

    Affiliation: Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany

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  • Published: October 25, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001880

About the Authors

Marija Stojkovic, Kerstin Rosenberger, Thomas Junghanss
Section Clinical Tropical Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
Hans-Ullrich Kauczor, Waldemar Hosch
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: Thomas.Junghanss@urz.uni-heidelberg.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WH MS TJ. Performed the experiments: MS WH TJ. Analyzed the data: MS KR WH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MS KR WH HUK. Wrote the paper: MS WH TJ.