Tropical Parasitology

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: 2018  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 114--117

Isolated hydatid cyst of spleen with cystocolic fistula: An unusual case


Ravi Kumar Garg1, Aseem Katyal2, Sarita Rani Bishnoi2, Amit Dahiya1 
1 Department of General Surgery, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal, Haryana, India
2 Department of Radiology, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal, Haryana, India

Correspondence Address:
Ravi Kumar Garg
Department of General Surgery, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Room No. 309, 3rd Floor, OPD Block, Karnal, Haryana
India

Hydatid cyst is a zoonotic disease caused by the cestode Echinococcus granulosus. Humans are incidental intermediate host. Liver and lungs are most common sites involved in hydatid cyst. Spleen, kidney, central nervous system, thyroid, breast are other rare sites. Here we present a unique case of a 48 yr female having isolated hydatid cyst of spleen, with the cyst having ruptured into the splenic flexure of colon.


How to cite this article:
Garg RK, Katyal A, Bishnoi SR, Dahiya A. Isolated hydatid cyst of spleen with cystocolic fistula: An unusual case.Trop Parasitol 2018;8:114-117


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Garg RK, Katyal A, Bishnoi SR, Dahiya A. Isolated hydatid cyst of spleen with cystocolic fistula: An unusual case. Trop Parasitol [serial online] 2018 [cited 2019 Oct 22 ];8:114-117
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