Liver Echinococcus Granulosus Massive Cyst: A Case ReportJournal: Beyhagh,Journal of Student Research Committee of Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences (Vol.22, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2017-07-23
Authors : رامین ثیابی; سید مهدی سعادتی; باقر مرادی;
Page : 10-15
Keywords : کیست هیداتیک; اکینوکوکوس گرانولوزوس; کبد;
Background and Aims: Hydatid cyst is an infectious disease from Echinococcus granolosus larva in which the parasite can invade different tissues such as liver, spleen, lung, brain and kidney and any other sites. The adult form of these worms lives in intestine of dog, fox, wolf and alike. The parasite eggs can contaminate water, food, fruit and vegetables. Also Human can infected via eating parasite eggs in the contaminated water, food, fruit and vegetables. The aim of this case reportly study was increasing awareness of all people toward the hydatid cyst as an important health problem. Materials and Methods: This case study was performed on a massive hydatid cyst, reported in a 26 year-old woman. She referred to the clinic by fever, nausea, anorexia, lethargy and abdominal pain at the right side of the abdomen. CT scan and Sonography revealed that a vast space of liver had been occupied by the massive hydatid cyst in the right lobe of liver. This cyst was massive and had occupied large space of right lobe of liver. Results: Cyst was removed by a surgery and patient was released from hospital in stable and healthy position. Conclusion: Studies showed that hydatid cyst is an important health problem in Khorasan provinces and necessitates special preventing programs.
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