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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 127-128

Primary hydatid cyst of the neck diagnosed by aspiration cytology


1 Department of Pathology, North Bengal Medical College, Sushrutanagar, Darjeeling, India
2 Department of Pathology, Nilratan Sircar Medical College, Kolkata, India

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Indranil Chakrabarti
Department of Pathology, North Bengal Medical College, Sushrutanagar, Darjeeling, West Bengal - 734 012
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2229-5070.105179

PMID: 23767021

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Primary hydatid cyst of the neck is of extremely rare occurrence even in endemic regions. Clinically mimicking a cold abscess, we report such a case which was diagnosed by fine needle aspiration cytology. The lesion was removed surgically and at 6-month follow-up visit, the patient was a symptom-free.


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