Primary Pelvic Hydatid Cyst: a Rare Case

  • Kirtipal Subedi Deparment of Gynaecology, Paropakar Maternity and Women Hospital http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3319-5516
  • Karishma Vaidhya 2 Deparment of Pathology, Paropakar Maternity and Women Hospital
  • Bigya Shrestha Deparment of Pathology, Paropakar Maternity and Women Hospital
  • Kamana KC Deparment of Gynaecology, Paropakar Maternity and Women Hospital

Abstract

Hydatid cyst is ecchinococcal disease caused by tapeworm echinococcus, most commonly by metacestode stage of echinococcus granulosus. Liver is the most common organ to be aff ected followed by lungs and spleen. Primary hydatid cyst in the pelvis is rare. We report a case of primary isolated pelvic hydatid cyst diagnosed incidentally during laparotomy performed for adnexal mass.

Key words: adnexae, albendazole, echinococcus, hydatid cyst, laparotomy

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Kirtipal Subedi, Deparment of Gynaecology, Paropakar Maternity and Women Hospital

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Published
2018-12-31
How to Cite
Subedi, K., Vaidhya, K., Shrestha, B., & KC, K. (2018). Primary Pelvic Hydatid Cyst: a Rare Case. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 13(3), 66. https://doi.org/10.3126/njog.v13i3.23510
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Case Reports