Primary pelvic hydatid cyst an unusual cause of cystic adnexal image (mass)

  • YA Benkaddour
  • MZ Mansouri
  • K Rabbani
  • H Jalal
  • A Aboulfalh
  • H Abbassi
Keywords: Hydatid cyst Pelvic Ultrasonography


Hydatid cyst is a parasitic human infection which is endemic in North Africa. It is more frequently localized in the liver and the lung. Involvement of others sites is usually secondary to these primary localizations. We report 2 exceptional cases of primary pelvic hydatid cyst diagnosed respectively in a 37-year-old and in a 48-year-old women. These cases will focus on the different characteristics of the infection, and the benefit of including epidemiologic arguments in using the diagnostical approach of adnexal

Please note the Erratum for this article - published in 2013:

Primary pelvic Hydatid Cyst: An unusual cause of cystic adnexal image (Mass)
Ait Benkaddour Y*, Mansouri MZ, Rabbani K, Jalal H, Aboulfalh A, Abbassi H. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology "A" Cadi Ayyad University, Marra Kesh, Morrocco
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Article first published in June 2011 (available online at and cited
as: Ait Benkaddour Yassir. Primary pelvic hydatid cyst an unusual cause of cystic adnexal image (mass). Afr J
Reprod Health 2011 June; 15(2):165-8.
The names of some of the authors in the earlier publication were omitted. The complete names of
the authors are provided in this publication: Afr J Reprod Health 2013 March; 17(1):174

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