Primary Pelvic Hydatid Cyst: a Rare Case

  • Kamana KC Deparment of Gynaecology, Paropakar Maternity and Women Hospital
  • Kirtipal Subedi Deparment of Gynaecology, Paropakar Maternity and Women Hospital
  • Karishma Vaidhya Deparment of Gynaecology, Paropakar Maternity and Women Hospital
  • Bigya Shrestha Deparment of Gynaecology, Paropakar Maternity and Women Hospital

Abstract

Hydatid cyst is ecchinococcal disease caused by tapeworm echinococcus, most commonly by metacestode stage of echinococcus granulosus. Liver is the most common organ to be aff ected followed by lungs and spleen. Primary hydatid cyst in the pelvis is rare. We report a case of primary isolated pelvic hydatid cyst diagnosed incidentally during laparotomy performed for adnexal mass.


Key words: adnexae, albendazole, echinococcus, hydatid cyst, laparotomy

Published
Apr 17, 2019
How to Cite
KC, Kamana et al. Primary Pelvic Hydatid Cyst: a Rare Case. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, [S.l.], v. 13, n. 3, p. 66, apr. 2019. ISSN 1999-8546. Available at: <http://njog.org.np/njog/index.php/njog/article/view/1025>. Date accessed: 16 july 2019.