Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health
Home About us Ahead Of Print Instructions Submission Subscribe Advertise Contact e-Alerts Editorial Board Login 
Users Online:1340
  Print this page  Email this page Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size
CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 306-308

A pelvic mass with obstructive uropathy in a 4-year old boy


Pediatric Health Research Center, Tabriz Medical University, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Majid Malaki
Pediatric health research center, Tabriz Medical University
Iran
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.120990

Rights and Permissions

Cystic Echinococcosis is endemic in middle- East it may present in different sites mostly liver, but children show atypical signs in uncommon sites. A 4 years old boy presents with urinary retention, his imaging demonstrates a 6cm cystic mass displaced and compressed bladder outlet during survey another asymptomatic cyst found in chest but his liver was not involved. Retroperitoneal Cystic Echinococcosis is a rare event especially in children if present with urinary obstruction it may be due to rectum penetration and dislodged to lymphatic drainage head to chest. Cyst growth rapidity rate is 2-3 cm/year as our study.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed2115    
    Printed55    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded15    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal