A vertebral hydatid cyst infection mimicking tuberculous spondylodiscitis


Tabak O., YILMAZ M., ÖZ A. B. , Ozaras R., ERDİNÇLER P. , Mert A., ...Daha Fazla

Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy, cilt.13, sa.3, ss.180-182, 2007 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 13 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s10156-007-0518-7
  • Dergi Adı: Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.180-182

Özet

Hydatid disease involving the vertebral body and paravertebral soft tissues is rare even in rural areas where echinococcosis is endemic. The case of a 34-year-old woman with vertebral hydatid disease mimicking tuberculous spondylodiscitis (Pott's disease) is presented in this report. Spinal hydatid disease should be considered in the differential diagnosis of spondylodiscitis in endemic countries, and tested for with imaging and serology. © 2007 Japanese Society of Chemotherapy and The Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases.