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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 85 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : ANNALI ITALIANI DI CHIRURGIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.50-55

Abstract

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.