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Abstract

Primary Hydatid Cyst of Infraspinatus Muscle

Echinococcosis is an endemic zoonotic infection. The liver and the lung are the most affected organs, but muscle hydatidosis is very rare. We reported a case of a 39-yearold man, admitted for a cystic lesion of the right infraspinatus muscle, with radiological presumption of a hydatid cyst or a cystic tumor on computed tomography. Surgical excision of the cyst was performed. Preoperatively a diagnosis of an hydatid cyst was obvious. The pathologist confirmed the diagnosis.


Author(s):

Mohammed Massine El-Hammoumi, Mohamed Montasser, Ayouba El-Hassane, Omar Slaoui, Fayçal El-Oueriachi and El-Hassane Kabiri



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