Retroperitoneal hydatid infection

Retroperitoneal hydatid infection refers to the presence of hydatid cyst in the retroperitoneal region of the abdomen.

For a general discussion, and for links to other system specific manifestations, please refer to the article on hydatid disease


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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    Case 2: pancreatic hydatid cyst
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    Case 3: hepatic, intra and retro peritoneal
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