Surgical approach for patients with unusually located hydatid cyst

Eser I., Karabag H., Gunay S., Seker A., Cevik M., Sak Z. H. A., ...More

ANNALI ITALIANI DI CHIRURGIA, vol.85, no.1, pp.50-55, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 85 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.50-55
  • Keywords: Hydatid Cyst, Parenchyma Preservation Surgery, Unusual hydatid cyst localization, ECHINOCOCCOSIS, DISEASE, LIVER
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No


INTRODUCTION: Hydatid cyst is a parasitic disease caused by Echinococcus granulosus whose people is the intermediate host. Although this parasite can settle in any part of the human body, it is frequently seen in liver and lungs. The rate of unusual located hydatid cyst outside of liver and lungs is 13,9%. In this study, we aimed presenting unusual located hydatic cysts regarding 51 patients.