Review Article
Volume 5 Issue 8 - 2018
Hydatid Disease in Pregnancy: What to do and when to do?
Sonali Sethi1*, Satyajit Godhi2, Guru Raj Rao HT1 and Praveen LS1
1Consultant Radiologist, Prima Diagnostics, Jayanagar, Bangalore, India
2Consultant Surgical Gastroenterology, Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore, India
*Corresponding Author: Sonali Sethi, Consultant Radiologist, Prima Diagnostics, Jayanagar, Bangalore, India.
Received: June 19, 2018; Published: July 31, 2018
Citation: Sonali Sethi., et al. “Hydatid Disease in Pregnancy: What to do and when to do?”. EC Gastroenterology and Digestive System 5.8 (2018): 692-697.
Echinococcosis also called as hydatid disease is a parasitic disease that affects various organs in the body. Due to its high incidence in India, we get to see a variety of uncommon disease presentations of which hydatid disease in pregnancy is one. As it of a rare occurance, no management guidelines can be drawn. In this review we have summarized the available literature and tried to suggest some evidence based guidelines.
Keywords: Hydatid Disease; Pregnancy; Echinococcosis
Copyright: © 2018 Sonali Sethi., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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