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  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
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  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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  •  Transplant Surgery
  •  Neurological Surgery
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Citation: Clin Surg. 2021;6(1):3183.Case Report | Open Access

A Vertebral Cysthidatic Case with Pleural and Spinal Involvement

Onur B and Murat G

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ersin Arslan Education and Research Hospital, Turkey Department of Neurosurgery, Ersin Arslan Education and Research Hospital, Turkey

*Correspondance to: Bayrakc Onur 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.3183


Vertebral cysthidatic phenomenon is a very rare disease. Spinal involvement is usually seen with pulmonary, abdominal and pelvic involvement spreading in the thoracic region. A 35-year-old female patient presented with right-sided backpain and increased muscle weakness and loss of sensation for the last 6 months. By performing thoracotomy after MRI and CT evaluations; the cystic lesion involving vertebra, spinal canal and pleura was excised. There were no complications in the early postoperative period. The patient was administered albendazole 2 mg ? 400 mg for three months and physical therapy. At the end of the first post operative year, it was observed that there was almost complete recovery


Vertebral cysthidatic; Thoracotomy; Echinococcus granulosus; Pleural cysthidatic

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Onur B, Murat G. A Vertebral Cysthidatic Case with Pleural and Spinal Involvement. Clin Surg. 2021; 6: 3183..

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