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Case Report
Retrobulbar Hydatid Cyst: A Case Report
1 Şişli Etfal Hamidiye Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Patoloji Bölümü, İstanbul, Türkiye  
2 Şişli Etfal Hamidiye Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Göz Hastalıkları Bölümü, İstanbul, Türkiye  
Turkiye Parazitol Derg 2015; 39: 310-312
DOI: 10.5152/tpd.2015.4125
Key Words: Hydatid cyst, retrobulbar, loss of vision

Hydatid cyst is an infectious disease caused by Echinococcus granulosus, transmitted by dogs and encountered mostly in liver and lungs. As the central nervous system involvement is considered, retrobulber disease is seen pretty rarely. In this subject; a patient complaining from an impaired vision diagnosed as hydatid cyst disease via radiological imagings and histopathological findings. 

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