Retroperitoneal hydatid infection

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Aditya Shetty et al.

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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