alexa Isolated mesosigmoidal hydatid cyst as an unusual cause of colonic obstruction: report of a case.
Surgery

Surgery

Tropical Medicine & Surgery

Author(s): Astarcioglu H, Kodor MA, Topalak O, Terzi C, Skmen S, , Astarcioglu H, Kodor MA, Topalak O, Terzi C, Skmen S,

Abstract Share this page

Abstract We report herein an unusual case of primary mesosigmoidal hydatid cyst that presented as acute left colonic obstruction mimicking sigmoid colon cancer. A 61-year-old man with a 3-day history of abdominal pain, distention, obstipation, vomiting, and fever was admitted to the emergency department of our hospital. Surgery was performed under a presumptive diagnosis of acute left colonic obstruction. The intraoperative findings were highly suggestive of sigmoid colonic carcinoma and Hartmann's procedure was performed. Histopathological examination of the pathological specimen revealed an isolated hydatid cyst embedded in mesosigmoid which had caused mechanical sigmoidal obstruction. Primary extrahepatic, intra-abdominal localization of a hydatid cyst is not unusual. Therefore, as a hydatid cyst may cause a wide variety of clinical syndromes, it should be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis of mechanical bowel obstruction, especially in endemic regions.
This article was published in Surg Today and referenced in Tropical Medicine & Surgery

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

agrifoodaquavet@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

clinical_biochem@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

business@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

chemicaleng_chemistry@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

environmentalsci@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

engineering@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

generalsci_healthcare@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

genetics_molbio@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

immuno_microbio@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

omics@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

materialsci@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

mathematics_physics@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

medical@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

neuro_psychology@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

pharma@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

social_politicalsci@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version