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Primary omental hydatid cyst

Authors Alis H, Kapan S, Öner O, Soylu A, Dolay K, Kalayci M, Aygun E

Published 26 February 2009 Volume 2009:2 Pages 7—10


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Halil Alis1, Selin Kapan1, Osman Öner1, Aliye Soylu2, Kemal Dolay1, et al

1Department of General Surgery; 2Department of Gastroenterology, Bakirkoy Dr Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Abstract: Hydatid disease is still a frequently seen disease in endemic area like South America, Middle Asia and South Europe as well as Turkey. Although the disease occurs more frequently in liver and lungs, it can be seen in any part of the body. In this report we present a case of isolated omental hydatid disease which is a rare entity in the English literature.

Keywords: omental hydatid cyst, surgery

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