E-ISSN 2146-3077
Case Report
Rare But Life-Threatening Complication of Hydatid Disease
1 Ankara Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Gastroenteroloji Bilim Dalı, Ankara, Türkiye  
2 Ankara Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, İç Hastalıkları Anabilim Dalı, Ankara, Türkiye  
Turkiye Parazitol Derg 2017; 41: 180-182
DOI: 10.5152/tpd.2017.5078
Key Words: Örmeci method, cystic echinococcosis, cholangitis

Cystic echinococcosis is an infectious disease that is potentially associated with the biliary tract. Of thousand cases of hydatid cysts that were successfully treated by the Örmeci method, only two presented with cholangitis subsequent to the percutaneous treatment. These cases were treated with endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, and this study provides details regarding the clear fistulization of hydatid cysts into the biliary tract.



Cite this article as: Karakaya F, Kalkan Ç, Karakaya M, Örmeci N. Rare But Life-Threatening Complication of Hydatid Disease. Türkiye Parazitol Derg 2017; 41: 180-2.

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