Letter to the Editor concerning “Primary intramedullary hydatid cyst: a case report and literature review” by Zhang Z, Fan J, Dang Y, Xu R, Shen C (2017) Eur Spine J 26(Suppl 1):107–110
Literature reports that the spinal hydatid cyst is usually located epidurally and rarely intradurally and extramedullary. In 2002, I reviewed the cases of intracranial and intraspinal hydatidosis from Turkey in the literature and found a total of 18 cases of intraspinal hydatid cyst; only three of them were in the subdural extramedullary location . As stated by the authors, however, primary...
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