Hydatid cysts in muscle: a modified percutaneous treatment approach.

  title={Hydatid cysts in muscle: a modified percutaneous treatment approach.},
  author={Necati Ormeci and Ramazan Idilman and Serdar Akyar and Murat Palabiyikoğlu and Şahin Çoban and Hakan Erdem and Fuat Ekiz},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  volume={11 3},
INTRODUCTION Any organ in the human body may be affected by hydatid disease, but the liver and the lungs are most commonly affected. A rare localization of hydatid disease is within muscle tissue. Herein we present three patients with muscular hydatid disease who were successfully treated with a modified percutaneous approach. METHODS Patients with Gharbi type III cysts were treated on an outpatient basis. All procedures were performed under ultrasound guidance in the ultrasonography unit of… CONTINUE READING


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