Renal failure: unusual clinical presentation of an isolated intrarenal hydatid cyst.

@article{Nadeem2013RenalFU,
  title={Renal failure: unusual clinical presentation of an isolated intrarenal hydatid cyst.},
  author={Mehwash Nadeem and Syed Raziuddin Biyabani and Shahid Pervez},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
  year={2013},
  volume={2013}
}
  • Mehwash Nadeem, Syed Raziuddin Biyabani, Shahid Pervez
  • Published in BMJ case reports 2013
  • Medicine
  • Cystic echinococcosis or hydatid disease is a zoonotic parasitic infection caused by larval stage of cestode Echinococcus spp. Humans are an accidental intermediate host and present with the involvement of different organs, the liver being the most common while kidney is the rarest site. Here, authors are reporting a case of a 55-year-old woman who presented with renal failure and was found to have a right-sided intrarenal hydatid cyst, diagnosed and treated with nephroscopy without sacrificing… CONTINUE READING

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