Spinal Hydatid Cyst with Dissection into Posterior Paravertebral Muscles: A Case Report

S. P. Kalva, M. Cherian, K. C. Ramasamy

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We report a case of hydatid cyst of spine involving T7-T8 bodies with paraspinal extension. The unique feature of this case is extension of the cyst posteriorly involving posterior paraspinal muscles with dissection along the muscle planes from T2 to T10. The MR imaging findings of the cyst are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)103-105
Number of pages3
JournalRivista di Neuroradiologia
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1 2001



  • Hydatid cyst
  • MR imaging
  • Spine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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