Primary Hydatid Cyst Posterior Triangle of Neck in a Child of 10 Years of Age

  • Raashid Hamid Senior Resident, Department of Paediatric Surgery, SKIMS, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
  • Altaf Hussain Shera Professor and Head of Department, Department of Paediatric Surgery, SKIMS, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
  • Nisar Ahmad Bhat Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatric Surgery, SKIMS, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
  • Sheikh Khursheed Professor, Department of Paediatric Surgery, SKIMS, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
  • Aejaz A Baba Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatric Surgery, SKIMS, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
  • Abdul Rasheed Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatric Surgery, SKIMS, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
  • Afrozah Akhter Resident, Department of Paediatric Surgery, SKIMS, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
Keywords: Hydatid, Posterior triangle, Neck

Abstract

A case of hydatid cyst involving posterior triangle of neck in a 10 year old male child is reported. Diagnosis was confirmed by MRI. Surgical excision of the cyst was done. Hydatid cyst in posterior triangle should be considered one of the possibilities in evaluating a cystic swelling in this region.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v32i3.5768

J. Nepal Paediatr. SocVol.32(3) 2012 261-262

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2013-02-24
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Hamid, R., Shera, A., Bhat, N., Khursheed, S., Baba, A., Rasheed, A., & Akhter, A. (2013). Primary Hydatid Cyst Posterior Triangle of Neck in a Child of 10 Years of Age. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 32(3), 261-262. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v32i3.5768
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Brief Reports/Case Reports/Case Series