Hydatid Cyst of Brain – A Rare Case Report – A Clinician’s Dilemma | Abstract

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Hydatid Cyst of Brain – A Rare Case Report – A Clinician’s Dilemma

Abstract

Intracranial Hydatid cysts are extremely rare, accounting for only 1-2% of all intracranial space occupying lesions, even in countries where this disease is endemic. We report a case of Hydatid cyst of brain in 22 yr old women in the post natal period presented with intermittent headache , vomiting and seizures . This case is presented for its rare location in the frontal lobe and also for its occurrence in the post natal period, presenting with seizures. In highly endemic areas a cystic lesion anywhere in the brain, the possibility of Hydatid cyst has to be considered.

A Bhagya Lakshmi, P Uma, Rema Nair Sarkar, and S Sridevi.

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