Our experience in eight cases with urinary hydatid disease: A series of 372 cases held in nine different clinics

Yilmaz Y., Koesem M., Ceylan K., Koeseoglu B., Yalcinkaya I., Arslan H., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.13, no.9, pp.1162-1165, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Objectives: Hydatid disease, a parasitic infestation caused by the larval stage of the cestode Echinococcus granulosus, is diagnosed commonly in the east and south-east regions of Turkey. The aim of this study is to emphasize the relatively frequent occurrences of echinococcosis in our region, and to discuss therapeutic options and treatment results according to current literature.