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Table 5 Ultrasound findings in 15 patients with intra-abdominal cystic echinococcosis graded according to the proposed international classification (5)*

From: Echinococcal disease in Alberta, Canada: more than a calcified opacity

  Definite/probable hepatic (N = 4) Possible hepatic (n = 8) Possible kidney (N = 1) Probable splenic (N = 1) Possible splenic (N = 1)
CL - - - - -
CE1 - 3 1 - -
CE2 1 2 - - -
CE3 - - - - -
CE4 3 - - 1 1
CE5 - 3 - - -
  1. *Ultrasounds were no longer available for review on the other 15 patients with intra-abdominal disease.