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Table 3 Location of cysts in patients with cystic echinococcosis (CE)

From: Epidemiology of echinococcosis in Iran: a systematic review and meta-analysis

First author CE positive Liver Lung Spleen Kidney Brain Peritoneum Pelvis Gallbladder Abdomen Pancreas Retro-peritoneal Unusual cyst formation cite Multiple organ involvement
N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Sadjjadi [31] 1227 157 13 144 12              12 1      7 0.6   
Bagheri [47] 1024 353 34 1024 100 28 3                12 1     
Amini [71] 60 48 80 28 47                       
Nourjah [72] 4850 2037 42 2241 46      131 3        102 2         
Mirshemirani [73] 116 61 39 87 55 2 1 2 1      2 1    2 1      1 0.6   
Sharifi-Mood [69] 49    49 100                      2 4
Eftekhari [42] 60 30 50 26 43    1 2                3 5   
Aghajanzadeh [3] 152    152 100                      30 20
Ahmadi [37] 179 109 60.9 35 20 5 3 5 3 1 0.6 4 2    2 1    1 0.6    5 3 1 0.6
Ahmadi [38] 24      5 21 5 21 1 4 4 17    2 8    1 4    5 21 1 4
Mirshemirani [74] 72    72 100                      10 14
Arbabi [40] 85 70 85 24 28 2 2 2 2    3 4        1 1    3 3.5   
Talaiezadeh [53] 40 17 43 17 43                      6 15
Montazeri [26] 383    383 100                      107 28
Montazeri [26] 62    62 100                      10 16
Pejhan [75] 82    82 100                      15 18
Mamishi [76] 31 15 48 24 77                      11 35
Khalilzadeh [77] 11    11 100                       
Mirshemirani [78] 100 100 100 25 25                       
Sarkari [55] 105 85 81 3 3    3 3                2 2 10 10
Maddah [90] 18 18 100 4 22                       
Khalili [24] 144 115 80 22 15    2 1    1 0.7            1 0.7   
Ahmadi [80] 203 160 79 13 6    4 2 4 2 1 0.5 3 1.5    1 0.5      7 3 10 5
Hajipirloo [87] 294 169 57.5 64 22 7 2 9 3 7 2                 
Mousavi [81] 89 64 81 3 3 1 1 1 1 2 2    3 3          3 3   
Mansour-Ghanaei [35] 62 44 77 10 16    1 2        1 2    1 2    3 5 2 3
Pezaeshki [82] 78 54 69 9 11.5 6 8 1 1    1 1      3 4 1 1    3 4   
Esfandiari [63] 132 85 64 47 35.5                       
Ebrahimipour [48] 400 15 38 164 41                      51 13
Aslanabadi [20] 59 12 20 31 53    4 7    1 2 1 2    1 2        9 15
Vahedi [27] 318 92 29 153 48 7 2 7 2 2 0.6    1 0.3 11 3 5 2 2 0.6    40 13   
Fahimzad [41] 161 71 44 108 67 4 3 4 3 3 2              4 2.5   
Rostami Nejad [59] 39 24 61.5 8 20.5    1 3 2 5 1 3 1 3          3 8   
Rezaei [67] 82 61 74 19 23 1 1    1 1                 
Andalib Aliabadi [49] 1342 763 57 462 34 5 0.4 16 1 7 0.5    1 0.07      1 0.1    10 0.7   
Vejdani [45] 291 189 65 78 27 2 0.7 2 0.7    2 0.7 5 2 2 0.7    2 0.7    9 2 3 1
Nayebzadeh [60] 134 92 69 29 22 1 0.7 2 1.5 2 1.5              1 0.7 7 5
Mahmoudi [83] 17 3 18 7 41      3 18                8 47
Fattahi Bafghi [88] 12 9 75 1 33      1 33              1 33   
Zibaei [61] 58 30 52 12 21    1 2 1 2 11 19 1 2          1 2 1 2
Kohansal [89] 136 87 64 32 23.5 2 1.5 1 0.7      2 1.5            13 9.5
Moazezi [44] 37 2 0.4                         
Ghabouli Mehrabani [28] 52 36 60 7 13 1 2      2 4              6 11.5
Chalechale [46] 172 79 60 32 24 3 2    2 1.5 1 0.7 1 0.7    1 0.7        13 7.5
Salehi [66] 24 13 54 10 42                      1 4
Moosazadeh [64] 41 26 63 5 12      1 2        1 2        1 2
Mirzanejadasl [22] 92 90 98 2 2                       
Sadrizadeh [50] 87    87 100                      17 20
Khazaei [51] 357 212 59 101 28 3 0.8 2 0.6          7 2      2 0.5 30 8
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