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15- PANCEREATIC HYDATID AS A CAUSE OF EPIGASTRIC MASS, A CASE REPORT.....

MUSHTAQ CH ABU-ALHAIL

Basrah Journal of Surgery مجلة البصرة الجراحية
ISSN: 16833589 Year: 2008 Volume: 14 Issue: 2 Pages: 88
Publisher: Basrah University جامعة البصرة

Abstract

Primary hydatid cyst in the corpus of pancreas is a rare. A woman of 35 Years old came with atwo-month history of epigastric Pain, occasional vomiting and an epigastric mass. On Physicalexamination the vital sign were normal. The only Positive sign besides ahard epigastric masswas mild tenderness. Ultrasonography and CT Showed a cyst at the Corpus of the Pancreas4X5cm Diameter. The Patient under went midline laparotomy and an isolated hydatid cyst of thePancreas was found. This is a rare manifestation of this disease.

Keywords

HYDATID