Retroperitoneal hydatid infection

Last revised by Mohammad Taghi Niknejad on 28 May 2022

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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