BAŞ AĞRISININ NADİR BİR NEDENİ: DEV SEREBRAL KİST HİDATİD A RARE CAUSE OF HEADACHE: GIANT CEREBRAL HYDATID CYST *

Mustafa Reşorlu, Gürhan Adam, Fatma Uysal, Serçin Baş, Erdal Ayvaz, Hüseyin Özdemir
unpublished
Anahtar Sözcükler: Baş ağrısı, ekinokokkozis, Bilgisayarlı Tomografi Hydatid cyst is a parasitic disease involving the liver especially common in countries where animal husbandry is widespread. Echinococcus granulosus subgroup is the most common cause of this disease in humans. Clinical signs can vary according to the affected organ and cyst size. It is seen very rare in the brain and it often affects middle cerebral artery territory in affected patients. Serological tests and imaging methods
more » ... d imaging methods are used for diagnosis. In the differential diagnosis of radiological evaluation; there are porencephalic and arachnoid cysts, pyogenic abscess, cystic tumors and neuroglial cysts. The most effective treatment is surgical removal of the cyst without rupture. In this study, we present a 23-years-old patient admitted to our hospital because of headache and diagnosed with papilledema in the physical examination with findings of imaging.
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