ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
GIANT HYDATID CYST LOCALIZED IN RIGHT VENTRICLE WALL: CASE REPORT
Ömer Tetik, Ufuk Yetkin, *Mehmet Yazıcı, Engin Tulukoğlu, Ali Gürbüz
Atatürk Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Kalp Damar Cerrahisi Kliniği, İzmir
*İzzet Baysal Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Kardiyoloji Ana Bilim Dalı, Düzce
Echinococcosis is a serious health problem occurring in some geographical region of the world. Although cardiac involvement is rare, early diagnosis and treatment of this situation is important. We present a case of 18-year-old man who underwent an operation because of a giant cardiac hydatid cyst localized in right ventricular wall.
Keywords : Echinococcosis, cardiac, hydatid cyst
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