TITLE

Hydatid cyst in the spleen: A rare presentation

AUTHOR(S)
Patanvadia, D. V.; Kruwala, Y. A.; Lakhani, S.; Date, V.; Lakhani, J.
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Apr2011, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p192
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 35-year-old male patient accidentally detected with echinococcosis of the spleen. The patient presented with blunt abdominal trauma after a cow fell on him. The case was described as rare due to the accidental detection of a splenic hydatid cyst as a result of the abdominal trauma. A descriptive glimpse of human echinococcosis, which is a zoonotic infection caused by the tapeworm of the genus Echinococcus, is provided.
ACCESSION #
61346961

 

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