Primary hydatid cyst mistaken for carcinoma of the pancreas

Astiz, Juan Manuel; Astiz, Laura; Buzzi, Alfredo
June 1997
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jun1997, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p334
Academic Journal
The article presents a case history of a patient who was diagnosed with inflammatory cyst of the pancreas or hydatidosis. The patient had complained of abdominal and dorsal pain and had an uneventful postoperative course. It is reported that hydatidosis is an endemic disease produced by the Echinococcus granulosus parasite of the dogs.


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