Isolated Hydatid Cyst of the Pancreas: An Unusual Location

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Taoufik Elabbassi
Issam Hamrerras
Hasna Benghait
Mohamed Rachid Lefriyekh


Isolated pancreatic localization of hydatid cyst is very rare and unusual. The most probable mode of infestation is by hematological tract after passage of hepatic and pulmonary filters, but the peripancreatic lymphatic ducts and pancreatic-biliary ducts have also been reported.

Diagnosis is mainly based on imaging and treatment is mostly surgical.

An unusual observation of a primitive pancreatic hydatid cyst has been reported.

Hydatid cyst, pancreas, surgery.

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Elabbassi, T., Hamrerras, I., Benghait, H., & Rachid Lefriyekh, M. (2020). Isolated Hydatid Cyst of the Pancreas: An Unusual Location. Asian Journal of Research in Surgery, 2(2), 1-4. Retrieved from
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