Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2013 , Vol 59 , Num 4
Progressive Primary Spinal Hydatid Cyst: A Case Report
Tuğba Atan 1 ,Özden Özyemişçi Taşkıran 1 ,Feride Göğüş 1
1 Gazi Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Fiziksel Tıp ve Rehabilitasyon Anabilim Dalı, Ankara, Türkiye DOI : 10.4274/tftr.35761

Hydatid disease is a parasitic disorder affecting all organ systems and tissues in the body, in particular the liver and lungs. Bone lesions are very rare and half of the bone lesions are observed in the spine. In this paper, we present a case of primary spinal hydatid cyst resistant to surgical and medical interventions leading to progressive paraplegia.

Keywords : Primary spinal hydatid cyst, paraplegia, recurrence, rehabilitatio