Breast hydatid cyst: An unusual breast lump
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Keywords:Breast, lump, hydatid, cyst, unusual
Cystic hydatid disease is caused by the parasite Echinococcus granulosus. Hydatid disease is endemic in countries where raising sheep and cattle constitutes an important means of livelihood. The most commonly affected organs are the liver and lungs. Involvement of he breast is very rare. A case of isolated hydatid cyst of the breast is presented.
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