Primary Renal Echinococcosis: A Case Report

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Summary

A case of primary renal echinococcosis in a 22-year-old Italian male is presented. The cyst had ruptured into the renal pelvis and had caused the passage of jelly-like material in the urine, associated with renal colic and dysuria.

Author Notes

Dr. Musacchio, attending physician, Shore Road Hospital.

Dr. Mitchell, Director of Laboratories, Shore Road Hospital; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pathology, University of the State of New York, Downstate Medical Center at Brooklyn.

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