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Unusual association of diseases/symptoms
Hydatid cyst in tail of pancreas
  1. Manoranjan Varshney1,
  2. Mohammad Shahid1,
  3. Veena Maheshwari1,
  4. Mohammed Azfar Siddiqui2,
  5. Kiran Alam1,
  6. Aysha Mubeen1,
  7. Kavita Gaur1
  1. 1Pathology Department, J N Medical College, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
  2. 2Department of Radiodiagnosis, J N Medical College, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kavita Gaur, kavgaur{at}


The authors present a case of hydatid cyst in tail of pancreas in a 35-year-male who presented with 6-month history of dull aching pain in abdomen. Radiologically, a differential diagnosis of cystic pancreatic neoplasm and pseudocyst was made which was confirmed after histopathological examination.

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