Case report – Primary renal echinococcal infection
Keywords:echinococcal, hydatid disease, renal cyst, renal infection
Renal echinococcal infection is an uncommonly encountered infection in North America but is endemic in many parts of the world. With increasing migration, it is conceivable that practicing Canadian physicians will see more patients presenting at various stages of infection. Herein, we describe an unusual presentation of primary renal echinococcal infection and describe current diagnostic, as well as medical and surgical management strategies.
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