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Journal of Surgery and Surgical Research

ISSN: 2455-2968

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Case Report PTZAID: JSSR-1-118

Primary Multiple Giant Hydatid Cyst of the Liver: A Case Report

Ozgur Turk*, Hasan Polat and Bartu Badak

Hydatid cyst is a parasitic infection of liver. One of frequent reason of liver mass is hydatid cyst in
tropical and rural countries. In some cases rapidly grow up of cyst mimic liver masses. A sixty years
old female admitted our hospital with abdominal pain. Abdominal ultrasound showed 74x75 mm in
segment two, 115x91 mm in segment six and 115x62 mm in segment four type four hydatid cysts.
Patient was admitted for surgery; pericystectomy and omentoplasty performed. In multiple cysts
surgical management is sometimes difficult. It is better to drain all the cysts at the same time. Surgical
interventions can prevent complications and spread of Echinococcosis also gives chance of curative
treatment.

Published on: Nov 19, 2015 Pages: 76-0

Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-2968.000018