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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 56-58

Right psoas muscle hydatid cyst causing giant hydronephrosis

1 Department of Surgery, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal, Haryana, India
2 Department of Pathology, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
3 Honorary Research Fellow, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal, Haryana, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sunder Goyal
Department of Surgery, Kalpana Chawla Goverment Medical College, Karnal, Haryana - 132 001
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2148-7731.166858

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Hydatid disease is a common disease in sheep and cattle raising countries and affects most of the body organs. But hydatid cyst of psoas muscle with pressure on ureter, and thus causing hydronephrosis is uncommon and only few cases have been reported so far in literature. Here, we present a rare case with right giant hydronephrosis as a result of ureter compression by psoas hydatid cyst.

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