Iraqi Journal of Medical Sciences








Vol. 9 Issue 4 October - December / 2011
Published on website | Date : 2016-04-07 11:23:05

HYDATID CYST OF THE RIB: A CASE REPORT

Omar RH Al Dahhan


Abstract

The hydatid cyst is endemic in our country, but bone lesions are less common. The disease often takes the appearance of abscess or malignant lesion. We report a case of a 31-year-old woman with a hydatid cyst of the rib complicated with cutaneous fistula. The surgery allowed both diagnosis and treatment.

Keywords: hydatid cyst, rib, fistula.


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