Unusual location of hydatid cyst: soft tissue mass in the neck
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- Celik, A., Turanli, M., Kutun, S. et al. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol (2006) 263: 1147. doi:10.1007/s00405-006-0122-y
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Hydatid disease is a parasitic infestation caused by the larval form of the cestode worm Echinococcus. The most commonly encountered form of the disease is visceral hydatid cyst caused by Echinococcus granulosus or dog tapeworm. We hereby represent an unusual case of hydatid disease located in the neck region in a 22-year-old female patient.