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Case Report: Hydatid Cyst in Breast

  • Neeraj SharmaEmail author
  • R. A. Sharma
  • Sangeeta Sharma
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Abstract

Hydatid cyst of breast is a rare clinical entity. It is found in only 0.2% of cases. A case is presented in which a 35-year-old female presented with a painless, well-defined lump which was excised and confirmed clinically and on histopathological examination as hydatid cyst of breast.

Keywords

Rare Hydatid Cyst Breast 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Consent

Written informed consent was taken from patient for publication of this case.

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© Association of Surgeons of India 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Opp.Telephone Exchange, Agrasen SquareDr Sharma HospitalBilaspurIndia

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