A splenic hydatid cyst in young female: a case report

Authors

  • Tadikonda Rama Rao Department of Pharm D, CMR College of Pharmacy, Medchal, Telangana, India
  • Y. Vidhya Reddy Department of Pharm D, CMR College of Pharmacy, Medchal, Telangana, India
  • R. Srujana Department of Pharm D, CMR College of Pharmacy, Medchal, Telangana, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2319-2003.ijbcp20240999

Keywords:

Hydatid cyst, Hypochondrium, Epigastrium, Unilocular cystic lesion, Hypodense

Abstract

Splenic hydatid disease is a rare kind of hydatid disease, accounting for less than 8% of cases in humans. Here we present a case of 23 years old female patient came to hospital with chief complaints of pain radiating to left quadrant in the last 2 years and cough with sputum and nausea and admitted in the hospital for further evaluation. CT chest shows cystic mass in the left hypochondrium lateral to the stomach compressing the stomach, later did CT abdomen which clearly indicates the spleen is enlarged in size with well-defined hypodense non enhancing unilocular cystic lesion measuring 13×13×11 cm (CC×AP×TR) in the upper and mid poles.

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Published

2024-04-25

How to Cite

Rama Rao, T., Reddy, Y. V., & Srujana, R. (2024). A splenic hydatid cyst in young female: a case report. International Journal of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 13(3), 392–394. https://doi.org/10.18203/2319-2003.ijbcp20240999

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