Table 1: Reported cases of hydatid cysts of the axilla.

AuthorYearAge/genderOrigin of cystsDaughter cystsOrgan involvementScreeningFollow

Thomson [8]1899NAAxillaryNANANANA
Lamotte et al. [9]196732/MRight axillary veinMultipleNoneCXRNA
Zamfir et al. [10]199711/FLeft neurovascularNonepulmonaryCXR, USNA
Navarro Martín et al. [11]199884/MSubcutaneousMultipleNoneCXR, USNA
Mayol Martínez et al. [12]199467/FMuscleMultipleNoneCXR,USNA
Ekrem Unal et al. [13]200153/FRight pectoral MNoneNoneMRI, CT9 months
Dilege et al. [14]200315/FRight axillary regionNAPulmonaryCXR, CTNA
Losanoff et al. [15]200438/MSubcutaneous tissueNANoneNANA
Sain Guven et al. [16]2004
Borovik et al. [17]200631/FLeft axillaryMultipleNoneCXR, CT6 months
Singh et al. [18]200928/MLeft lateral chest wallNANoneCXR, CT8 years
Ünalp et al. [3]201148/FLeft axillary fossaMultipleNoneCXR, US, CT6 months
Ozsoy et al. [6]201145/FThe axillary regionNoneNoneCXR, US, CT1 year
Ruso et al. [19]201184/FCervicoaxillary regionMultipleNoneCXR, US, CT5 years
Arsalane et al. [20]201243/MLeft axillaMultipleNoneCXR, US, CTNA
Saylam et al. [21]201236/FRight axillarNoneNoneCXR, US17 months

F: female, M: male, CT: computed tomography, CXR: chest X-ray, LP: laparoscopy, RS: radionuclide scintigraphy, US: ultrasonography, NA: data not available, MRI: magnetic resonance Imaging.