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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 114 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5546/aap.2016.eng.e346
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVOS ARGENTINOS DE PEDIATRIA

Abstract

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.