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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 204-206

Unusual presentation of a recurrent hydatid of the liver


Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Narayana Medical College, Chintareddypalem, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Dr. Tripuraneni Venkata Aditya Chowdary
Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Narayana Medical College, Chintareddypalem, Nellore - 524 002, Andhra Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/2277-8632.241283

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Hydatid disease of the liver is still a common disease in our country with the involvement of the liver being the most common. Recurrence after surgery is, usually, confined to the liver, or generalized dissemination occurs throughout the peritoneal cavity. A female patient presented with a glistening swelling in the right upper quadrant of 6 month's duration. She was previously operated for a hepatic hydatid. She was investigated and found to have a hepatic recurrence infiltrating into the subcutaneous tissue. She underwent excision of the same. This case is being reported as for it is uncommon for a hepatic hydatid to present as a subcutaneous cyst.


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