Türk Nöroşirürji Dergisi 2004 , Vol 14 , Num 3
Orbital Hydatid Cyst: Case Report
Fuat TORUN, Hakan TUNA, Melih BOZKURT, Haluk DEDA
Ankara Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, İbn-i Sina Hastanesi, Nöroşirürji Anabilim Dalı, Ankara Hydatid cyst of the orbit should be considered in cases of unilateral proptosis with eyeball and orbital wall deformation in endemic areas.

An eight-year-old patient was admitted to the hospital with proptosis and impaired vision in her left eye. Orbital echinococcosis was considered after imaging and heamatological examinations. An orbital exploration and excision of the lesion was performed. The cystic body was removed totally without rupture. Histopathological examination of the surgical material suggested the diagnosis of hydatid cyst of the orbit. Anahtar Kelimeler : Hydatid cyst, orbit, proptosis