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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 766-768

Primary multiple intracranial extradural hydatid cysts: A rare entity revisited

1 Department of Neurosurgery, Grant Medical College, Sir J J Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Neurology, Criticare Super Speciality Hospital, Thane, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Hrushikesh Kharosekar
Criticare Super Speciality Hospital, Thane, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/ajns.AJNS_262_20

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Human hydatid disease is caused by Echinococcus granulosus. Central nervous system (CNS) echinococcosis is rare with less than 4% of cases of hydatid disease have CNS involvement. intracranial extradural hydatid cysts are rare and less than 11 case have been reported in literature. primary intracranial extradural multiple hydatid cysts are not reported as per our knowledge so we report probably the first case.

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