Hydatid cyst of the thigh: a case report
Hydatid diseases are cystic parasitic infestation caused by Echinococci. The most frequently affected organs are liver and lung. The aim of this study, published in the International Journal of Surgery Case Reports is to report a rare case of hydatid disease of the thigh.

A 34-year-old female presented with mild, continuous lower abdominal pain. Concomitantly, she was complaining of gradually increasing swelling of the left thigh for about 9 month duration.

On examination, there was tender, 3 x 4 cm, suprapubic mass with firm non-tender 10 x 17 cm swelling at the lateral aspect of left thigh. Magnetic resonance imaging confirmed the diagnosis thigh hydatid cyst. It was managed by surgical resection.

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