Psoas Muscle Hydatid Cyst Causing Ureteric Compression and Hydronephrosis


Psoas muscle is a rare location for hydatid disease. Here we present a case of infected hydatid cyst left psoas muscle presenting as left flank pain, fever, local flank tenderness, and raised blood counts. Preoperative diagnoses was made by Ultrasonography (USG) and Computed Tomography (CT) abdomen, although serology for hydatid disease was negative.

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R. Ahmad Sheikh, R. Ahmad Dar, S. Hamid Wani, M. Ahmad Gagloo, S. Farooq Mir, G. Ahmad Bhat and I. Jan Khan, "Psoas Muscle Hydatid Cyst Causing Ureteric Compression and Hydronephrosis," International Journal of Clinical Medicine, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2012, pp. 300-301. doi: 10.4236/ijcm.2012.34058.

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