Preauricular hydatid cyst: an unusual location for echinoccosis

  • Muhammet Tekin
  • Ustun Osma
  • Mehmet Yaldiz
  • Ismail Topcu
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DOI: 10.1007/s00405-003-0650-7

Cite this article as:
Tekin, M., Osma, U., Yaldiz, M. et al. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol (2004) 261: 87. doi:10.1007/s00405-003-0650-7

Abstract

Hydatid disease is an important medical problem in countries of the temperate zones. A 21-year-old female patient was admitted to our outpatient clinics with a complaint of a progressive swelling in the left preauricular region. The case of the patient with hydatid disease that developed in the left preauricular region is presented in detail. Hydatid cyst in this location is rare.

Keywords

Echinococcosis Cyst Preauricular Head and neck. 

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© Springer-Verlag 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Muhammet Tekin
    • 1
  • Ustun Osma
    • 1
  • Mehmet Yaldiz
    • 2
  • Ismail Topcu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Medical Faculty HospitalDicle UniversityDiyarbakirTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Pathology, Medical Faculty HospitalDicle UniversityDiyarbakirTurkey

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