Author(s): B. Vijaya Nirmala1, T. Sundari Devi2, A. Sireesha3, N. L. N. Moorthy4, O. Shravan Kumar5,G. J. Vani Padmaja6
INTRODUCTION: Human echinococcosis remains a complex problem that affects several organs. The incidence of renal echinococcosis is 2-3%. Primary involvement of the kidney without the involvement of the liver and lungs i. e, isolated renal hydatid disease is extremely rare even in endemic areas. The most common organ involvement is the liver (50-75%) followed by the lungs (15-20%) and 10-20% of cases seen in other organs.