Primary Renal Hydatid Cyst: A Rarity

Nayal, Bhavna and Mathew, Mary (2012) Primary Renal Hydatid Cyst: A Rarity. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 6 (7). pp. 1311-1312.

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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.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hydatidosis, Kidney, Hydatid cyst
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pathology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2013 10:33
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2013 10:33

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