Imaging of Parasitic Diseases

  • Maurice Haddad
  • Jean Tamraz
  • Mohammed Abd El Bagi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. Pages 1-5
  3. Roula G. Hourani, Jean C. Tamraz
    Pages 7-31
  4. Santiago Martinez, Carlos S. Restrepo, Jorge A. Carrillo
    Pages 33-71
  5. Ahmad Farouk El-Sherbiny
    Pages 139-157
  6. Maurice Haddad
    Pages 179-192
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 193-197

About this book


This book provides an overview of the imaging findings of parasitic diseases using modern imaging equipment. The chapters consist of short descriptions of causative pathogens, epidemiology, modes of transmission, pathology, clinical manifestations, laboratory tests, and imaging findings, with illustrative examples of parasitic diseases that can affect various systems of the human body. Tables summarizing key diagnostic features and clinical data pertinent to diagnosis are also included. This book is intended for radiologists worldwide.


Infectious Diseases Tropical Diseases diagnosis infectious disease parasites

Authors and affiliations

  • Maurice Haddad
    • 1
  • Jean Tamraz
    • 2
  • Mohammed Abd El Bagi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyAmerican University of Beirut Medical CenterBeirutLebanon
  2. 2.CHU Hotel-Dieu de FranceBeirutLebanon
  3. 3.Radiology and Imaging Department 920WRiyadh Military HospitalRiyadh Saudi Arabia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-49353-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-49354-9
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Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals