Pelvic Hydatic Cyst Mimicking An Ovarian Neoplasm: A Case Report

Funda Akpınar, Seda Güvendağ Güven, Recep Bedir
2012 Gorm  
Hydatid disease is a zoonotic infection that affects a large number of and animals especially in livestock producing countries like Turkey. A case of pelvic echinococcal cyst is presented, which gives the apperance of a malignant ovarian neoplasm. Patient's past history of hepatic surgery gave a clue, that it could be echinococcosis, but since the reports were lost, we could not confirm our suspicion. Although their localization in the pelvis is rare, echinococcal cyst should be kept in mind in
more » ... the differentia ldiagnosis of pelvic masses, especially in patients of endemic regions.
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