A 19-year-old pregnant woman from Shymkent, Kazakhstan was diagnosed with echinococcus, an extremely dangerous parasitic disease, according to a Otyrar report (computer translated).
The woman, who was 37 weeks into her pregnancy, developed discomfort and a feeling of heaviness, which later developed into severe pain.
Ultrasound revealed she had echinococcus, a parasitic disease. Two large echinococcal cysts were found in the woman’s liver.
To remove them, they had to perform a caesarean section, and then the surgeons of the regional clinical hospital removed the parasitic cysts under general anesthesia.
The operation was successful – the life of a young mother and her son is now out of danger.
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