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Year : 1992  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 194-5,197

Hydatid cyst of the tibia.


Dept. of Pathology, Seth GS Medical College, Parel, Bombay, Maharashtra.

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C Madiwale
Dept. of Pathology, Seth GS Medical College, Parel, Bombay, Maharashtra.

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A case of hydatid cyst of the tibia, which manifested as a pathologic fracture is being reported. Pain and swelling of left lower limb with inability to bear the weight were the main features. Tender swelling was also noted at the upper and middle third of tibia. Open biopsy revealed the hydatid cyst wall and scolices of Echinococcus granulosus. Albendazole treatment was followed by curettage and bone grafting.






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