Document Type : Case reports


1 Surgical Oncology Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran & Breast Disease Research Centre, Cancer Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Medicine, Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences, Sabzevar, Iran

3 Department of Nursing, Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences, Sabzevar, Iran

4 5. Department of physiology, medicine school, Tehran university of medical sciences,Tehran,iran


Background: Hydatid disease is a parasitic infection that occurs primarily in Mediterranean countries. Skeletal and muscular involvement is a rare feature of hydatid disease, making the diagnosis of this condition difficult, especially in children.
Case presentation: In this case report, a hydatid cyst in the medial compartment of the right thigh was presented in a 9-year-old girl who referred to the emergency department with a bump and pain in the area.
Conclusion: It is important to pay attention to the rare localization of hydatid cysts in endemic areas, particularly in children.


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