Hydatid Cyst in Cerebellum: A Rare Case Report
29 December 2015
10 February 2016
19 July 2016 (online)
Hydatid cyst in the cerebellum is extremely rare. This is a case report of cerebellar hydatid cyst in a 60-year-old man presented with truncal ataxia. CT and MRI scan of the brain was done and hydatid cyst was suspected. Complete microsurgical excision was done using the Dowling technique.
The patient recovered well. He was given albendazole for 1 month. Histopathology confirmed the diagnosis of hydatid cyst. Literature was reviewed and the disease was analyzed.
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