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Psoas Muscle Hydatid Cyst Causing Ureteric Compression and Hydronephrosis

Author(s): Riyaz Ahmad Sheikh | Rayees Ahmad Dar | Sabiya Hamid Wani | Mushtaq Ahmad Gagloo | Suhail Farooq Mir | Gulzar Ahmad Bhat | Irfan Jan Khan

Journal: International Journal of Clinical Medicine
ISSN 2158-284X

Volume: 03;
Issue: 04;
Start page: 300;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Hydatid Cyst | Psoas Muscle | Hydronephrosis

Psoas muscle is a rare location for hydatid disease. Here we present a case of infected hydatid cyst left psoas muscle presenting as left flank pain, fever, local flank tenderness, and raised blood counts. Preoperative diagnoses was made by Ultrasonography (USG) and Computed Tomography (CT) abdomen, although serology for hydatid disease was negative.
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