Bone hydatid disease with long term follow-up: a case report

Authors
Majid Abedi, Amin Karimi, Salman Ghaffari, Azra Izanloo, Masoud Mirkazemi
Publication date
2018/12/31
Journal
Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases
Volume
13
Issue
6
Publisher
Brieflands
Description
Introduction
 
Hydatid cysts of bones may develop in any part of the body, however, they are usually found in the liver and lungs. The primary localization of the cysts in bone is not common.
Case Presentation
 
In this paper, we report the case of a 58-year-old man who was admitted complaining of leg pain. He had undergone hydatid cyst surgery several times over the past years.
Conclusions
 
The patient had surgical removal of the hydatid cyst along with chemotherapy before and after surgery. The patient did not report any problem in a two-year follow-up after his last surgery.
 
 

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