Primary retroperitoneal hydatid disease mimicking retroperitoneal malignant tumor

Ercetin C., Tuekenmez M., Dural C., Poyanli A., Salmaslioglu A., Bilgic B., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol.12, no.4, pp.402-405, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Hydatid disease (HD) is endemic in many parts of the world. It may develop in almost any part of the body; the liver is the organ most frequently involved. HID in an unusual location may make differential diagnosis difficult. Isolated retroperitoneal HD is extremely rare.