ISSN 0886-3067

Volume No 37 Issue No 2

Orbital Hydatid Cyst: An Interventional Case Series

Purpose: To find out the demographics, presentation, and outcome of surgical treatment in patients of orbital hydatid cyst. Study Design: Interventional case series. Place and Duration of Study: Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar, Pakistan from 2009 to 2019. Methods: This study included 11 patients with orbital hydatid cyst who presented in Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar. Detailed history, ocular examination and Orbital imaging (Ophthalmic B-Scan, CT scan and/or MRI) was performed. The patients underwent Orbitotomy, cyst extirpated and sent for histopathology. Albendazole was given to the patients for 12 weeks after surgery. The preoperative and postoperative data until last follow-up was analyzed.

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