ISOLATED HYDATID DISEASE OF THE ILIAC BONE

Authors

  • Morteza Mazloum Farsi Baf Faculty of Medicine, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad Branch, Mashhad
  • Mostafa Mazloum Farsi Baf Laboratory expert, Mashhad
  • Payman Sasannejad Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, Islamic Azad University

Abstract

Hydatid disease of the bone usually is asymptomatic and is found as an accidental finding during unrelated imaging. However, they can become symptomatic due to enlargement and pressure effect or being infected by bacteria. Hydatid disease usually involves multiple organs (such as liver, lungs and brain). In our case, hydatid disease had involved bone and the patient presented only with a chronic hip pain without other symptom or sign. Here, a case of isolated ilium hydatidosis is reported.

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2015-12-15