Hydatid disease: a rare cause of pelvic pain (2008: 5b)

Eur Radiol. 2008 Aug;18(8):1757-9. doi: 10.1007/s00330-008-0917-x. Epub 2008 Jul 8.

Abstract

We describe a case of hydatid disease as a rare cause of pelvic pain. Although the involvement of pelvic bones makes diagnosis challenging, characteristic imaging findings of the cysts in the other tissues highly suggest the diagnosis of hydatid disease.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Echinococcosis / complications*
  • Echinococcosis / diagnosis*
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pelvic Pain / diagnosis*
  • Pelvic Pain / etiology*
  • Rare Diseases / complications
  • Rare Diseases / diagnosis
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*