Alveolar hydatid cyst: A case report

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Mohammad A Raiesolsadat 1 , * , S. Ali Mirsadeghi 2 , Mohammad Ali Yaghobi 3 , Armin Elahifar 4 , Behiye Zarif-Zakerian 5

1 Assistant Professor, Pediatric Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad Branch, Mashhad, Iran.

2 Assistant Professor, General Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad Branch, Mashhad, Iran

3 Resident of internal Medicine, Mashhad medical university, Mashhad, Iran.

4 Medical Student, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad Branch, Mashhad, Iran.

5 Assistant Professor of Pathology, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad Branch, Mashhad, Iran.

How to Cite: Raiesolsadat M A, Mirsadeghi S A, Yaghobi M A, Elahifar A, Zarif-Zakerian B. Alveolar hydatid cyst: A case report, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2010 ; 12(2):e94342.

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Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 12 (2); e94342
Published Online: May 19, 2010
Article Type: Case Report
Received: November 13, 2009
Accepted: February 02, 2010
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Abstract

Alveolar hydatid cyst is a parasitic disease due to invasion of the Echinococcus multilocularis larva into the different tissues. The main host of this tape worms is Canidae family, especially foxes and jackals. Human beings are usually infected through eating contaminated vegetables and water with parasite eggs. In this article, one case of alveolar hydatid cyst has been reported in a 35 year-old woman.

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