DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-2156.IntJSciRep20162167

Primary hydatid cyst of intercostal muscles: a rare entity

Preeti Malik, Karamveer Singh

Abstract


Usually intramuscular hydatid cysts are secondary, resulting from other areas either spontaneously or after surgery for hydatidosis in other regions. We present an unusual case of a primary hydatid cyst found in left chest wall of a 38-year-old woman, presenting as an enlarging soft tissue lump with pain which was diagnosed intraoperatively.


Keywords


Hydatid cyst, Muscular echinococossis

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