Rupture of Liver Hydatid Cyst into Gall Bladder


Hepatic hydatid cyst is a rare parasitic affection which constitutes a major health problem in countries endemic to hydatidosis. Rupture of hydatid cyst into gallbladder is an exceptional complication first described in 1952 by Atlas and Kamenear. We report the case of a hepatic hydatid cyst rupture into gallbladder in a 31-year-old patient with no history of disease.

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Benkoukous, E. , Ossibi, P. , Bouhadoutti, H. , Laalim, S. , Oussaden, A. , Mazaz, K. and Taleb, K. (2015) Rupture of Liver Hydatid Cyst into Gall Bladder. Surgical Science, 6, 301-303. doi: 10.4236/ss.2015.67045.

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