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Revista chilena de cirugía

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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.

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.

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