Gluteal Hydatid Cyst: Report of a Case

  • Sezgin Zeren Mail Department of General Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Dumlupınar, Kutahya, Turkey.
  • Ugur Kesici Department of General Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Giresun, Giresun, Turkey.
  • Sezvgi Kesici Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, School of Medicine, University of Giresun, Giresun, Turkey.
Gluteal muscle, Hydatid cyst, Rare localization


Hydatid cyst locates in the liver (70%), lungs (25%) and rarely in other body tissues. Cases with gluteal muscle localized hydatid cyst are rarely seen in literature. In this case report, a woman with hydatid cyst that was located in gluteal muscle was discussed. After the patient had been diagnosed, complete surgical excision was performed with the patient. Albendazole treatment was applied in preoperative and postoperative period to decrease local recurrence risk.


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How to Cite
Zeren S, Kesici U, Kesici S. Gluteal Hydatid Cyst: Report of a Case. Acta Med Iran. 53(6):389-391.