Hydatid disease of spine. A case report.

D. Perani, G. Scotti, G. Scialfa, V. D'Angelo

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Abstract

Hydatid disease of the primary type may involve CNS and bone. Compression of the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots, caused by hydatid material from an affected vertebra is a rare condition which makes surgical decompression mandatory. We report the neuroradiological findings in a case of vertebral hydatidosis, confirmed by surgical appearance and hystological examination.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-58
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Neurosurgical Sciences
Volume27
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1983

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    Perani, D., Scotti, G., Scialfa, G., & D'Angelo, V. (1983). Hydatid disease of spine. A case report. Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences, 27(1), 55-58.