International Journal of the Cardiovascular Academy

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

Living with a pericardial hydatid cyst for 50 years


Sinan Sahin, Ahmet Ozderya, Gulay Uzun, Muhammet Rasit Sayin 
 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

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.


How to cite this article:
Sahin S, Ozderya A, Uzun G, Sayin MR. Living with a pericardial hydatid cyst for 50 years.Int J Cardiovasc Acad 2021;7:60-61


How to cite this URL:
Sahin S, Ozderya A, Uzun G, Sayin MR. Living with a pericardial hydatid cyst for 50 years. Int J Cardiovasc Acad [serial online] 2021 [cited 2021 Sep 22 ];7:60-61
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