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Preauricular hydatid cyst: an unusual location for echinoccosis

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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.

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Tekin, M., Osma, U., Yaldiz, M. et al. Preauricular hydatid cyst: an unusual location for echinoccosis. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 261, 87–89 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00405-003-0650-7

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Keywords

  • Echinococcosis
  • Cyst
  • Preauricular
  • Head and neck.