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Hydatid cyst of the neck

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Department of otorhinolaryngology, Specialities Hospital, CHU Ibn Sina, Rabat, Morocco

B-ENT 2007; 3: 201-203
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Hydatid cyst of the neck. Hydatid disease located in the head and neck is uncommon, and hydatid cysts rarely present as a cervical mass. We report an unusual case of primary hydatid cyst arising in the soft tissues of the neck. The clinical presentation was non-specific. The diagnosis was suspected by the radiological findings, and confirmed by histopathology. Characteristics of this rare disease, its diagnostic difficulties, and treatment are discussed.

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