An isolated renal hydatid cyst in a 6-year-old child: A rare case report

Arif Hussain Sarmast, Afak Yusuf Sherwani, Sajad Ahmed Dangroo, Mohd.Saleem Wani, Sajad Ahmed Dangroo, Arif Hamid, Hakim Irfan Showkat


Isolated involvement of the kidney is rare in hydatid disease and is even rarer in children. We present a case of primary right renal hydatid cyst in 6-year-old female child who presented with pain right flank of 4 months duration. The patient was managed by nephrectomy.

Key words: Hydatid cyst, kidney, nephrectomy

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