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Hydatid disease of the spine: Case report
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya.
Duke University, Durham, UK.
Linköping University, Faculty of Health Sciences. Linköping University, Department of Biomedicine and Surgery, Surgery. Östergötlands Läns Landsting, Centre of Surgery and Oncology, Department of Surgery in Östergötland.
Eldoret, Rift Valley, Kenya.
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2002 (English)In: East African Medical Journal, ISSN 0012-835X, Vol. 79, no 3, 165-166 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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A rare case of spinal hydatid disease presenting with paraparesis and sensory loss is reported. The patient was treated with albendazole resulting in significant improvement within eight weeks. Investigations and treatment modalities are discussed.

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2002. Vol. 79, no 3, 165-166 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-25396DOI: 10.4314/eamj.v79i3.8899PubMedID: 12025194Local ID: 9839OAI: diva2:245725
Available from: 2009-10-07 Created: 2009-10-07 Last updated: 2016-03-16Bibliographically approved

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