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Abstract


Primary Iliac Bone Hydatid Disease: A Case Report

Mohammad Shabanpour Haghighi MD1, Abolfazl Bagherifard MD2, Mohamad Qoreishy MD3, Tahmineh Mokhtari PhD4*

1 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
3 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Department of Anatomy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
* Corresponding Author




Hydatidosis is a parasitic caused by the larva of the tape worm Echinococcosis granulosus. In this study, an old man with progressive hydatidosis in iliac bone was reported. The X-ray radiography showed multiple cystic lesions. The Computed tomography scan results showed a multiple erosive lesions. The biopsy was performed and the result of biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of hydrated cyst in this patient. Now he is put on a medical treatment with mebendazole.

Keywords: Hydatid cyst, Hydatidosis, Pelvis, Orhtopaedics, A.5, A.14