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Annals of Ophthalmology

, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 40–43 | Cite as

Orbital hydatid disease: A case report

  • Murat Köksal
  • Mehmet Ünal
  • Gokhan Gürelik
  • Ferda Bir
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Abstract

Orbital hydatid cysts are a rare cause of proptosis and comprise only 1% of all hydatid cysts. We report a 13-year-old boy with orbital hydatid cyst and investigate radiologic, ultrasonographic and clinical aspects of the disease. The cyst was excised totally without rupture through a lateral orbitotomy approach. Hydatid cyst is endemic in some countries and sporadic cases are seen with increasing international travel.

Keywords

Hydatid Cyst Hydatid Disease Cystic Mass Mebendazole International Travel 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Murat Köksal
    • 1
  • Mehmet Ünal
    • 2
  • Gokhan Gürelik
    • 2
  • Ferda Bir
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of MedicineZonguldak Karaelmas UniversityZonguldakTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of MedicineGazi UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  3. 3.Department of Pathology, Faculty of MedicineGazi UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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