Published: 2021-10-27

Isolated psoas hydatidosis mimicking ovarian neoplasm

Upasana Baruah, Debabrata Barmon, Apoorva Tak, Dimpy Begum


We report a unique case of hydatid cyst in iliopsoas muscle in a 65-year-old postmenopausal female. She presented with lump abdomen. On performing exploratory laparotomy, we discovered iliopsoas hydatidosis. This case reports the diagnostic dilemmas that a hydatid cyst can pose and the implications it has on management.


Psoas hydatidosis, Isolate muscle involved, Primary surgery, Albendazole

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