Hydatid disease in the breast: a case report


ARIKAN S., YÜCEL A. F. , BARUT G., KOCAKUŞAK A.

ACTA CHIRURGICA BELGICA, vol.104, no.4, pp.473-475, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 104 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00015458.2004.11679600
  • Title of Journal : ACTA CHIRURGICA BELGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.473-475

Abstract

A case of primary breast hydatid disease observed in a 42-year old female patient is reported. Physical examination, mammography and ultrasonography were the methods used for the diagnosis. The lesion was located in the upper outer quadrant of the right breast. The mass was surgically removed under local anaesthesia. No complications were observed postoperatively.