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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 99-101

A novel surgical technique for hydatid cyst involving cervicothoracic anterior epidural space


Department of Spine Surgery, Stavya Spine Hospital and Research Institute Pvt. Ltd, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Degulmadi Devanand
Stavya Spine Hospital and Research Institute Pvt. Ltd., Mithakali, Gujarat, Ahmedabad
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/isj.isj_17_18

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Spinal hydatid cyst comprises <1% of the total cases of hydatid disease. There is very little literature on the involvement of anterior epidural space by hydatid cyst and its management. This report presents a unique presentation of spinal hydatidosis in cervicothoracic anterior epidural space and a novel technique in surgical management.


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