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Sadeghi M, Abolhassani M, Yazdan Parast A. Case Report of a Rare Abdominal Wall Hydatid Cyst Followed by Liver Hydatid Cyst Surgery. Paramedical Sciences and Military Health 2018; 13 (1) :57-61
URL: http://jps.ajaums.ac.ir/article-1-135-en.html
1- Montaseriye Hospital, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran , sadeghim8@yahoo.com
2- Department of Nursing, Student Research Committee, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran
3- Department of Mycology, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Introduction: Hydatid cyst is a parasitic disease caused by the accidental entrance of a tapeworm named Echinococcus granulosus into the human body. This parasitic disease can be emerged in various forms in humans. The present article reports a rare case of abdominal wall hydatid cyst followed by liver hydatid cyst surgery.
Patient Description: The patient is a 40 years old woman inhabiting in rural area who had a background of liver hydatid cyst surgery three years ago. The patient was referred with abdominal pain in RUQ region and abdominal wall mass. CT scan and sonography were performed and the recurrent hydatid cyst of liver and a new abdominal wall cyst were diagnosed in previous surgical incision.
Conclusion: Hydatid cyst can primarily infect every organ of the body and there is a recurrence risk in all the areas where infection is caused by the parasite for all the patients having surgery for hydatid cyst treatment. In this regard, the prevention of this parasitic infection in abdominal wall and cavity may inhibit the accession of such complication.
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Received: 2018/03/3 | Accepted: 2018/08/7 | Published: 2018/08/7

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