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Management of a ruptured hydatid cyst involving the ribs: Dealing with a challenging case and review of the literature

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Thomopoulos, Theodoros
Published in International Journal of Surgery Case Reports. 2012, vol. 3, no. 7, p. 253-6
Abstract Hydatid liver cysts can rupture into neighboring structures in 15-60% of patients, and most often involves the bile duct, the bronchi, and the peritoneal/pleural cavities. Rarely, chest or abdominal wall involvement occurs that are challenging to manage. This case report and literature review describes the management of patients with chest wall and rib invasion.
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PMID: 22503916
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Research groups Métastases du foie (657)
Hépatologie chirurgicale (327)
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THOMOPOULOS, Theodoros et al. Management of a ruptured hydatid cyst involving the ribs: Dealing with a challenging case and review of the literature. In: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, 2012, vol. 3, n° 7, p. 253-6. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:27571

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