An Unusual Case of Hydatid Cyst

SA Mirhoseini, J Ahmadi


Hydatidosis is a parasitic disease in all over the world which is caused by a Cestode (tape worm). Liver, lung, and brain are the most Common involved organs and involvement of muscles and bones is unusual. We report a 32years old man who had low back and radicular leg pain. He had a paravertebral mass with involvement of Spinal column. This patient was operated with differential diagnosis of tumor or hydatid cyst. The final diagnosis was hydatidosis of paravertebral muscles and vertebral column.
Keywords: hydatidosis, p aravertebral muscle hydatid cyst, spinal column hydatid cyst

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