Unusual presentation of a primary recurrent hydatid cyst

General Surgery
Case Report
10.1102/1470-5206.2013.0006
13
23-26
Unusual presentation of a primary recurrent hydatid cyst

We present a case of primary recurrent hydatid cyst of the tibialis posterior in a 55-year-old woman with complaints of leg pain. Hydatid cyst was diagnosed by ultrasonography and serological tests. The patient underwent surgical excision of the lesion with perioperative prophylaxis with albendazole.

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Editor-in-Chief

Frank Cross
Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon
The London Clinic, UK

Editors

Neil Barnes
Consultant Physician
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Ali Jawad
Professor of Rheumatology
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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