Hydatid disease of proximal femur: a case report

S. Swaroop Chandra, M. Mohan Kumar, Ramnarayanan ., Pravin K. Vanchi


Hydatid disease is the most common infection in Central Asia, Middle East, East Africa caused by Echinococcus which is a cestode. However infection to bone alone is very rare. We report a case of Hydatid cyst in bone parse. A 55 years old lady came with a complaint of pain over right hip since 1 year.  Radiologically found to be having osteolytic lesion over proximal femur for which surgery was done and biopsy report showed hydatid cyst. The case is reported for its rarity.


Hydatid cyst, Bone, Biopsy

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