Print ISSN: 0027-1446

Online ISSN: 2309-6217

Keywords : Hydatid cyst

Hydatid cyst in the scrotum: a case reportand review of literature

Nashwan K. Mahjob

Annals of the College of Medicine, Mosul, Volume 36, Issue 1, Pages 146-148
DOI: 10.33899/mmed.2010.8926

ABSTRACTA rare case of hydatid cyst in the scrotum in a man of 20 years old was recorded, the case was diagnosed as a hydrocele, but the histopathological examination proved to be a hydatid cyst. Hydatid cyst of scrotum is very rare event (1). This is the fourth reported case of hydatid disease in the scrotum in all medical literatures as far as the time of publishing this article. Hydatid cyst in the scrotum should be put in mind in any case of scrotal swelling especially in endemic areas(2). Keywords: Hydatid cyst, scrotal mass..