Multiple giant hydatid cysts of the brain

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Ajay SharmaDepartment of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, India

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Jacob AbrahamDepartment of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, India

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✓ A rare case of multiple primary hydatid cysts of the brain is reported in a 9-year-old girl. There were five cysts, occupying most of the right supratentorial region. The biggest cyst measured 9 cm across, while the smallest one was 4.5 cm in diameter. The diagnosis was based on computerized tomography findings. The patient did not have any evidence of hydatid disease elsewhere in the body. The delivery of all the cysts resulted in the dramatic neurological recovery of this patient.

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