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Isolated primary hydatid cyst of small intestinal mesentery: an exceptional location of hydatid disease

Mohammed Najih, Ali Chabni, Gilles Attoulou, Rajae Yamoul, Mbarek Yakka, Abdelkader Ehirchiou, Siffedine AlKandry

Abstract


Hydatid disease is an endemic problem in some areas of the world. Common sites include liver and lungs. We report an unusual case of isolated primary Hydatid cyst of small gut mesentery. Characteristics of this uncommon location, mechanism, diagnostic difficulties, and treatment are discussed.

Pan African Medical Journal 2012; 13:17



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