Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery

, Volume 121, Issue 1, pp 93–94

Primary intramuscular hydatidosis of supraspinatus muscle

Authors

  • H. Tatari
    • Dokuz Eylül University, School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, I˙nciraltı, Mithatpas¸a Cad. No: 794/2, 35280, Köprü, I˙zmir, Turkey e-mail: hasan.tatar@deu.edu.tr, Tel.: +90-232-2318010, Fax: +90-232-2772277
  • Ö. Baran <
    • Dokuz Eylül University, School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, I˙nciraltı, Mithatpas¸a Cad. No: 794/2, 35280, Köprü, I˙zmir, Turkey e-mail: hasan.tatar@deu.edu.tr, Tel.: +90-232-2318010, Fax: +90-232-2772277
  • T. S¸anlıdağ
    • Celal Bayar University, Junior College for Allied Health Personnel, Manisa, Turkey
  • O. Göre
    • Dokuz Eylül University, School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, I˙nciraltı, I˙zmir, Turkey
  • D. Ak
    • Dokuz Eylül University, School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, I˙nciraltı, I˙zmir, Turkey
  • M. Manisalı
    • Dokuz Eylül University, School of Medicine, Department of Radiology, I˙nciraltı, I˙zmir, Turkey
  • H. Havıtçıoğlu
    • Dokuz Eylül University, School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, I˙nciraltı, Mithatpas¸a Cad. No: 794/2, 35280, Köprü, I˙zmir, Turkey e-mail: hasan.tatar@deu.edu.tr, Tel.: +90-232-2318010, Fax: +90-232-2772277
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DOI: 10.1007/PL00013775

Cite this article as:
Tatari, H., Baran <, Ö., S¸anlıdağ, T. et al. Arch Orth Traum Surg (2001) 121: 93. doi:10.1007/PL00013775

Abstract

Hydatid disease of the muscle is very rare and represents approximately 3% of all patients with hydatidosis. Since the infection closely resembles a soft-tissue tumor on clinical examination, the preoperative radiologic diagnosis is very important to avoid biopsy. We report an unusual case of primary intramuscular hydatidosis with its magnetic resonance imaging appearance, clinical and pathological findings.

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