A rare cause of acute abdominal distention: opening of the pancreatic duct into hydatic cyst

AĞIN M., TÜMGÖR G., Icil S., Iskit S., Alabaz D., BALLI H. T.

ARCHIVOS ARGENTINOS DE PEDIATRIA, vol.114, no.5, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Introduction. Hydatid cyst, which is caused by Echinococcus granulosus, is mostly seen in the liver and lungs although it may also rarely be found in any organ or soft tissue. This study presents an interesting case of pancreatic hydatid cyst in which the pancreatic duct opened into this cyst.