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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 60-61

Living with a pericardial hydatid cyst for 50 years


Department of Cardiology, Trabzon Ahi Evren Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Research and Application Center, University of Health Sciences Turkey, Trabzon, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Ahmet Ozderya
Trabzon Ahi Evren Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Research and Application Center, University of Health Sciences, Trabzon
Turkey
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijca.ijca_13_21

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Isolated cardiac location is an uncommon presentation of echinococcosis and involvement of the pericardium is even rarer. It may lead to various complications or remain asymptomatic for a long time. We report a case of a 71-year-old woman with isolated pericardial hydatid cyst (without myocardial involvement) that observed with incidentally.


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