Rare relapsed extrapulmonary hydatid disease

Saulat H. Fatimi, Mark J. Schuuring, Sadaf Sheikh

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Hydatid cysts are rarely seen at the extrapulmonary sites. We report relapsed hydatid cysts with abdominal origin in a 25 years old woman. Over 1000 Hydatid cysts were removed through right posterolateral thoracotomy without any complications. Only very few cases are reported in the literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)570-571
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2007


  • Extrapulmonary
  • Hydatid cysts
  • Surgery


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