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AMUJ 2015, 18(5): 106-112 Back to browse issues page
A Case Report of Complicated Hydatid Cyst in a Patient with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Farshideh Didgar , Gholamreza Noori Broujerdi , Nasrinsadat Mirtalaee
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran , rezanouri51@yahoo.com
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Background: Hydatid disease is a zoonotic infestation by a tapeworm of the genus of Echinococcus that characterized by cystic lesions in the liver and lungs but rarely in other parts of the body.

Case: Known case of chronic Lymphocytic leukemia was a 56-years old man with several hydatid cysts of liver and lungs that was hospitalized because of ascites and abdominal pain. The patient received albendazol and surgical operation with diagnosis of peritonitis and complicated hydatid cyst in lungs and liver and Peritoneum. Patient expired with DIC and sepsis.

Conclusion: This case report provides evidence that complicated hydatid cysts in immunocopromised patients have a bad prognosis and can not be safely treated by medication and surgery.

Keywords: Disseminated hydatid cyst, Chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Immunosupression
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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Infection
Received: 2014/04/23 | Accepted: 2015/07/22 | Published: 2015/07/22
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Didgar F, Noori Broujerdi G, Mirtalaee N. A Case Report of Complicated Hydatid Cyst in a Patient with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. AMUJ. 2015; 18 (5) :106-112
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