TITLE

Rare Case of Paratracheal Hydatid Cyst

AUTHOR(S)
Mounir, Arroud; Abderrahmane, Afifi My; Youssef, Bouabdallah
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery;Dec2008, Vol. 37 Issue 6, pE176
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
A case report on a rare instance of paratracheal hydatid cyst in a 7-year-old boy is presented. A bilobed cystic mass was found on the left side of the trachea and below the thyroid gland. After excision, the hydatic origin of the mass was determined to be the cestode Echinococcus granulosus. Information is given about diagnosing cervical hydatid cysts.
ACCESSION #
53409230

 

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