Multiple primitive epidural spinal hydatid cysts - Case Reports

F. Pluchino, S. Lodrini

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A case of primitive hydatid cyst growing in the dorso-lumbar epidural space is presented, and the literature concerning this peculiar form of echinococcosis is reviewed. Diagnostic difficulties and the good surgical prognosis of epidural hydatidosis are stressed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)257-262
Number of pages6
JournalActa Neurochirurgica
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1981


  • Hydatid disease
  • Spinal hydatidosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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