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Rehman S U, Saeed N, Khan S, Vasenwala S M. A Hydatid Cyst of the Lumbar Spine: A Rare Cause of Paraplegia. J. Res. Orthop. Sci. 2017; 4 (2)
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1- Department of Pathology, JNMC, AMU, Aligarh, U.P, India
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Introduction: Hydatid cyst is a zoonotic disease, affecting humans and other mammals worldwide. It is caused by tapeworms of the genus Echinococcus, which is most frequently encountered in the liver and lungs. Although involvement of the central nervous system and spine is rare, it can lead to severe neurological deficits due to direct compression.
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Subject: Knee surgery
Received: 2019/09/9 | Accepted: 2017/05/15 | Published: 2017/05/15

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