Retroperitoneal hydatid infection

Retroperitoneal hydatid infection refers to the presence of hydatid cyst in the retroperitoneal region of the abdomen. See Hydatid disease for a general discussion.

It is generally seen secondary to intraperitoneal (mainly hepatic) infection. Isolated occurrence is rare.

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rID: 27121
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Retroperitoneal hydatid infections

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