Primary Hydatid of Adductor Muscle of Thigh: A Rare Entity

  • Punyapratap Singh BMC, Sagar, MP, India
  • Somshankar Pandey BMC, Sagar, MP, India
  • Vrishbhan Ahirwar BMC, Sagar, MP, India
Keywords: Hydatid disease, Echinococus, Adductor Muscle

Abstract

Primary Muscle involvement of hydatid disease is a rare entity. Radiological diagnosis can be difficult at times as it mimics soft tissue tumor. Multiple imaging studies are available to detect it preoperatively. We hereby report an in a male patient with hydatid disease of adductor group of muscles of right thigh diagnosed on ultrasound followed by MRI and confirmed on surgery and histopathological examination.

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Author Biographies

Punyapratap Singh, BMC, Sagar, MP, India

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiodiagnosis 

Somshankar Pandey, BMC, Sagar, MP, India

Senior Resident, Department of Radiodiagnosis

Vrishbhan Ahirwar, BMC, Sagar, MP, India

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiodiagnosis

Published
2019-07-13
How to Cite
Singh, P., Pandey, S., & Ahirwar, V. (2019). Primary Hydatid of Adductor Muscle of Thigh: A Rare Entity. Nepalese Journal of Radiology, 9(1), 30-32. https://doi.org/10.3126/njr.v9i1.24814
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Case Reports