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May 2018 Vol. 6 No.5

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Merit Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2354-323X) Vol. 6(5) pp. 171-172, May, 2018 

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Case Report

Rare Case of Bilateral Renal Echinococcosis

 
 
 

Valeri Velev

 

University Hospital for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases “Prof. Iv. Kirov”, Medical University of Sofia

E-mail: velev_md@abv.bg

Accepted May 14, 2018

 

Abstract

 

We describe the case of a 39-year-old man from Bulgaria with bilateral renal echinococcosis. The patient present with frequent urination and soreness in the lower abdominal area. Abdominal ultrasound and serology are directed to hydatid kidney cyst. After nephrectomy, the patient was instructed to continue the anti-recidivism treatment with Albendazole but did not appear on regular preventive examinations. After 22 years, the same patient was diagnosed with an echinococcal cyst of the only remaining kidney and liver.

Key words: Renal Echinococcosis, Nephrectomy, Albendazole
































































 










 







































 










 

 
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
                         

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