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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 263-266

Intracranial hydatid cysts-some rare presentations of cases

Department of Neurosurgery, Kurnool Medical College, Government General Hospital, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Ramanjulu Mala
Department of Neurosurgery, Kurnool Medical College, Government General Hospital, Kurnool - 518 002, Andhra Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/2277-8632.146636

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We are here with presenting four cases of intracranial hydatid cysts that are managed at Department of Neurosurgery, Government General Hospital Kurnool between 2010 and 2013. The mean age of presentation is 25 years. One patient had primary solitary cyst, second patient had primary unilateral multiple cysts, third patient had secondary (metastatic) bilateral multiple cysts and fourth had secondary multiple cysts presenting with unilateral proptosis. All patients were presented with signs of raised intracranial pressure. Radiological investigations included computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging.

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