Hydatid disease: A rare cause of fracture nonunion

Hydatid disease is an infrequent parasitic infestation caused by cestode, most commonly, Echinococcus granulosus. Bone involvement is distinctly uncommon. We would like to share our experience of a rare case of hydatid disease of femur in a 24-year-old male who presented with nonunion of subtrochant...

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Main Authors: Divya Aggarwal, Vaibhav Girotra, Neelam Wadhwa, Manish Chadha
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2017-01-01
Series:Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care
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Online Access:http://www.jfmpc.com/article.asp?issn=2249-4863;year=2017;volume=6;issue=1;spage=164;epage=166;aulast=Aggarwal
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spelling doaj-283dc214b42643d183456d3d88f5dc432020-11-24T23:32:41ZengWolters Kluwer Medknow PublicationsJournal of Family Medicine and Primary Care2249-48632017-01-016116416610.4103/2249-4863.214979Hydatid disease: A rare cause of fracture nonunionDivya AggarwalVaibhav GirotraNeelam WadhwaManish ChadhaHydatid disease is an infrequent parasitic infestation caused by cestode, most commonly, Echinococcus granulosus. Bone involvement is distinctly uncommon. We would like to share our experience of a rare case of hydatid disease of femur in a 24-year-old male who presented with nonunion of subtrochanteric fracture. Histopathology showed typical lamellated wall and dagger-shaped hooklets. In view of its rarity, hydatid disease often remains an unsuspected infection of the bone.http://www.jfmpc.com/article.asp?issn=2249-4863;year=2017;volume=6;issue=1;spage=164;epage=166;aulast=AggarwalBonefracture nonunionhydatid disease
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author Divya Aggarwal
Vaibhav Girotra
Neelam Wadhwa
Manish Chadha
spellingShingle Divya Aggarwal
Vaibhav Girotra
Neelam Wadhwa
Manish Chadha
Hydatid disease: A rare cause of fracture nonunion
Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care
Bone
fracture nonunion
hydatid disease
author_facet Divya Aggarwal
Vaibhav Girotra
Neelam Wadhwa
Manish Chadha
author_sort Divya Aggarwal
title Hydatid disease: A rare cause of fracture nonunion
title_short Hydatid disease: A rare cause of fracture nonunion
title_full Hydatid disease: A rare cause of fracture nonunion
title_fullStr Hydatid disease: A rare cause of fracture nonunion
title_full_unstemmed Hydatid disease: A rare cause of fracture nonunion
title_sort hydatid disease: a rare cause of fracture nonunion
publisher Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
series Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care
issn 2249-4863
publishDate 2017-01-01
description Hydatid disease is an infrequent parasitic infestation caused by cestode, most commonly, Echinococcus granulosus. Bone involvement is distinctly uncommon. We would like to share our experience of a rare case of hydatid disease of femur in a 24-year-old male who presented with nonunion of subtrochanteric fracture. Histopathology showed typical lamellated wall and dagger-shaped hooklets. In view of its rarity, hydatid disease often remains an unsuspected infection of the bone.
topic Bone
fracture nonunion
hydatid disease
url http://www.jfmpc.com/article.asp?issn=2249-4863;year=2017;volume=6;issue=1;spage=164;epage=166;aulast=Aggarwal
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