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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijid.2007.11.004
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
  • Page Numbers: pp.402-405

Abstract

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.