Hydatid cyst in unusual location: Pterygopalatine fossa-infratemporal fossa

Sahin B., Comoglu S., Polat B., Deger K.

AURIS NASUS LARYNX, vol.43, no.4, pp.464-467, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.anl.2015.11.003
  • Journal Name: AURIS NASUS LARYNX
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.464-467
  • Keywords: Hydatid cyst, Pterygopalatine fossa, Hydatid disease, Echinococcosis, Parasite, NECK, ECHINOCOCCOSIS, MANAGEMENT, DIAGNOSIS, DISEASE
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction: Hydatid Cyst is a zoonotic infection most commonly caused by larvae of the Echinococcus granulosus. Humans are an accidental intermediate host following ingestion of the larvae.