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  • Impact Factor: 1.989**
  • H-Index: 6
  • ISSN: 2637-4625
  • DOI: 10.25107/2637-4625
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Major Scope

  •  Surgical Procedures
  •  Neurological Surgery
  •  Otolaryngology & ENT Surgery
  •  Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  Trauma Surgery
  •  Ophthalmology & Eye Surgery
  •  Urological Surgery
  •  Gynecological Surgery


Citation: World J Surg Surg Res. 2022;5(1):1420.DOI: 10.25107/2637-4625.1420

Musculoskeletal Hydatid Cyst: About 6 Cases

Zaizi A, Badaoui R, Oussama A, Boukhriss J, Chafry B, Benchebba D and Boussouga M

Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology II, Mohamed V Military Hospital, Mohamed V University, Morocco

*Correspondance to: Abderrahim Zaizi 

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Human hydatid cyst is a parasitosis caused by Echinococcus granulosus, Humans are infested by consuming food and water contaminated with the eggs of the Echinococcus granulosus, the infestation is usually located in the liver and lungs, nevertheless, musculoskeletal location can be possible but very rare. Clinically, hydatid cyst is often asymptomatic until developing of swelling and anesthetic masse. Preoperative diagnosis is very important and easily done radiologically by ultrasound or MRI that remains exploration of choice to precise diagnosis and hydatid cyst stage. Treatment is essentially medico-surgical allowing complete masse excision and cure of cystic residuals.


Cyst; Echinococcus granulosus; Hydatid, Parasitic

Cite the Article:

Zaizi A, Badaoui R, Oussama A, Boukhriss J, Chafry B, Benchebba D, et al. Musculoskeletal Hydatid Cyst: About 6 Cases. World J Surg Surgical Res. 2022; 5: 1420..

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