Primary renal hydatid cyst: A rarity

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Echinococcosis or hydatidosis which is caused by the tapeworm, Echinococcus granulosus, has the highest prevalence in cattle raising countries. Hydatid disease mainly affects the pulmonary and the digestive systems and it rarely involves the renal system. This case emphasizes the need for a better detection and evaluation of such rare cases which involve the kidney.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1311-1312
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research
Issue number7 SUPPL.
Publication statusPublished - 30-09-2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Clinical Biochemistry


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