MRI in primary intraspinal extradural hydatid disease: case report

Berk C., ÇİFTÇİ E., Erdogan A.

NEURORADIOLOGY, vol.40, no.6, pp.390-392, 1998 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s002340050608
  • Journal Name: NEURORADIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.390-392
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: No


A rare case of pathologically proven primary intraspinal extradural hydatid disease of the thoracic region with spinal cord compression is reported. The diagnosis was established preoperatively on the basis of the MRI findings. The patient underwent surgery and recovered completely.