Volume 27, Issue 3 (Published 24 July 2013)                   Med J Islam Repub Iran 2013 | Back to browse issues page

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Aghaei A, Khalaj A, Divanbeigi A. An extremely large primary omental hydatid cyst: report of a rare case. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2013; 27 (3) :153-156
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1893-en.html
Shefa Neurosciences Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. , adivanbeigi@farabi.tums.ac.ir
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  Hydatid disease is a parasitic infection caused by Echinococcus granulosus (larval form) in humans with lesions most frequently encountered in the liver and lungs. It can rarely involve extra-hepatic organs. It is endemic in some regions of Iran. The omental hydatid cyst is a very rare manifestation of the disease. This report presents the interesting case of a very large omental hydatid cyst.

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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Surgery

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