Primary hydatid cyst of the maxillary sinus: case report.

  title={Primary hydatid cyst of the maxillary sinus: case report.},
  author={Seyyed Hossein Mortazavi and Mohammad Hosein Kalantar Motamedi},
  journal={General dentistry},
  volume={56 5},
Hydatid disease (also known as hydatidosis) is a cyclozoonotic infection caused by the cestode genus Echinococcus. It occurs throughout the world and is especially common in sheep- and cattle-raising regions of Africa, Australia, New Zealand, India, the Middle East, South America, and the Mediterranean. The incidence of humans infected with hydatid disease is approximately 1.0-2.0:1,000, although it may be higher in rural areas of regions that are affected. Infection occurs via ingestion of… CONTINUE READING