Huge hydatid cysts that arise from the liver, growing exophytically.

  title={Huge hydatid cysts that arise from the liver, growing exophytically.},
  author={Dursun Ali Şahin and Ramazan Kuşaslan and Onder Sahin and Osman Nuri Dilek},
  journal={Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie},
  volume={50 4},
Can J Surg, Vol. 50, No. 4, August 2007 301 H hydatid cysts (HCs), especially those that are superficial and those in vital anatomic locations, are prone to abdominal trauma and rupture. Surgery has been the mainstay of therapy for large HCs. We report on a patient with a 32-cm diameter HC who presented with an abdominal mass originating from the right lobe of the liver. The mass grew exophytically, filled the abdominal cavity and extended down into the pelvis. The patient was taken into… CONTINUE READING
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