Primary pelvic hydatid cyst presenting with obstructive urop
Hydatid disease is caused by infection with larva of the cestode Echinococcus. Humans are accidental intermediate hosts. Primary pelvic hydatid cyst is a rare entity.

Published in the International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, the authors describe a case of a 50 year old man who presented to us as a case of suprapubic swelling and difficulty in micturition.

General physical examination and radiological evaluation confirmed a multiloculated pelvic swelling. Patient was subjected to laparotomy which confirmed the diagnosis of a primary pelvic hydatid disease.

Learning Points:-
Surgery is the optimal treatment of the pelvic hydatid disease. Radical resectional procedure or en bloc resection that removes the entire pericyst is the surgical technique of choice.

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