Retroperitoneal hydatid cyst: An unusual primary location: Review of the literature

Uras C. , Alponat A., Akçal T., Balcisoy Ü.

Digestive Surgery, vol.10, no.1, pp.49-51, 1993 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 1993
  • Doi Number: 10.1159/000172140
  • Title of Journal : Digestive Surgery
  • Page Numbers: pp.49-51


Primary hydatid cysts are extremely rare in the retroperitoneal space. In this report, a primary hydatid cyst located in the retroperitoneal space was presented. The extraordinary locations of primary hydatid cysts are discussed along with reported cases. © 1993 S. Karger AG, Basel.