Primary pelvic hydatic cyst mimicking ovarian carcinoma

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Faruk Abike ; Ilkkan Dunder ; Omer Lutfi Tapisiz ; Osman Temizkan ; Banu Bingol ; Ahmet Payasli ; Lale Kutluay (2011)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Journal of the Chinese Medical Association, volume 74, issue 5, pages 237-239 (issn: 1726-4901)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jcma.2011.03.011
  • Subject: R5-920 | Medicine (General) | Medicine(all) | Hydatic cyst | Ovarian tumor | Pelvic mass
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Hydatic cyst is an illness that appears in consequence of the cystic form of small strap-shaped worm Echinococcus granulosis. Frequently, cysts exist in the lungs and liver. Peritoneal involvement is rare, and generally occurs as a result of second inoculation from rupt... View more
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