Revista chilena de cirugía
versión On-line ISSN 0718-4026
CSENDES J, ATTILA et al. Pancreatic hydatid cyst: Report of one case. Rev Chil Cir [online]. 2008, vol.60, n.2, pp. 158-161. ISSN 0718-4026. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-40262008000200014.
We report a 56 years old male consulting for a progressive epigastric pain lasting eight months. An abdominal ultrasound and a magnetic resonance showed a cystic lesion in the head of the pancreas and bile duct dilatation. He was operated, performing a pancreatoduodenectomy with a Roux en Y gastrojejunoanastomosis. The patient has a postoperative pneumonia but the rest of the evolution was uneventful and was discharged at the tenth postoperative day. The pathological diagnosis of the surgical piece was a pancreatic hydatid cyst
Palabras clave : Hydatid cyst; pancreas; pancreatectomy.