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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 207-209

Tubercular infection of hydatid cyst


1 Department of Surgery, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
2 Medical Student, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Correspondence Address:
Tushar Patial
Department of Surgery, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla - 171 001, Himachal Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_15_17

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Tubercular infection of hydatid cyst of the chest wall in an immunocompetent individual is rare. Immune modulation for symbiosis between host cells and the parasite - Echinococcus granulosus favors tubercular infection. In this case report, we describe a case of both these chronic diseases coexisting together, to present as chest wall mass.


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