Isolated renal hydatid disease causing ureteropelvic junction obstruction and massive destruction of kidney parenchyma

Yaycioglu O., Ulusan S., Gul U., Guvel S.

UROLOGY, vol.67, no.6, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 67 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.urolgy.2005.12.039
  • Title of Journal : UROLOGY


Isolated hydatid disease of the kidney is a rare condition that can be challenging to diagnose. We describe a case in which isolated renal hydatid disease obstructed the ureteropelvic junction, resulting in hydronephrosis and complete destruction of the renal parenchyma.