Primary subcutaneous cyst hydatic disease in proximal thigh: an unusual localisation: a case report


Orhan Z., Kara H., Tuzuner T. , Sencan I., Alper M.

BMC MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS, vol.4, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1471-2474-4-25
  • Title of Journal : BMC MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS

Abstract

Background: Musculoskeletal hydatidosis is very rare and represents 1% - 5.4% of all cases of echinococcosis. On clinical basis, infection mimics a soft-tissue tumor, and the preoperative radiological diagnosis is very important to avoid biopsy.