Postoperative recurrence of hydatid disease.

Since larval scolices of the parasite Echinococcus granulosus are capable of developing in vivo into mature hydatid cysts in the human intermediate host, operative spillage of cyst contents can lead to local regrowth of hydatid cysts after a suitable interval. The overall rate of postoperative recurrence of hydatid cysts of soft tissue organs in 106… CONTINUE READING