ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Concomitant giant cardiopericardial and right pulmonary hydatid cysts
Ali Gürbüz1, Ufuk Yetkin1, Kenan Can Ceylan2, Aylin Orgen Çallı3, İsmail Yürekli1
1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, İzmir Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, İzmir, Turkey
2Department of Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Suat Seren Chest Disease and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, İzmir, Turkey
3Department of Pathology, İzmir Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, İzmir, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2013.5970
Cardiac hydatid cyst is a rarely encountered parasitic disease. Most cardiac hydatid cysts are located in the left ventricular wall. Pericardial location is very rare. In this article, we present a 29-year-old female case with concomitant giant cardiopericardial and right pulmonary hydatid cysts.
Keywords : Cardiac; hydatid cyst; pericardial
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