Cystic hydatid disease is caused by the Echinococcus granulosus parasite. Hydatid disease involving the breast is uncommon. The breast can be either a primary site of the disease or part of disseminated hydatisis. It is most commonly found in temperate climate than of tropical areas. Cysts develop in liver and lung is the commonest site, here we report a case of hydatid cyst breast, which clinically diagnosed as fibrocystic disease of breast pre-operatively and intra-operatively.
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Sutrakar SK, Bhargava OP Singh UR, Lal S Azad KL. Primary Hydatid Cyst of Breast: A Case Report. Research J. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics. 2011; 3(6): 305-306.