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

Author Biographies

Mohammed Najih
Visceral surgery department, Military hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco
Ali Chabni
Visceral surgery department, Military hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco
Gilles Attoulou
Visceral surgery department, Military hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco
Rajae Yamoul
Visceral surgery department, Military hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco
Mbarek Yakka
Visceral surgery department, Military hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco
Abdelkader Ehirchiou
Visceral surgery department, Military hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco
Siffedine AlKandry
Visceral surgery department, Military hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco
Published
2013-02-24
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 1937-8688