Primary cardiac echinococcosis in childhood. Case report.

Emiroğullari N., Uzüm K., Ustünbaş H. B., Andaç H., Taşdemir K.

Scandinavian journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, vol.29, pp.153-6, 1995 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Cardiac echinococcosis is rare and usually occurs in adults. In a 12-year-old boy a left ventricular hydatid cyst was diagnosed by two-dimensional echocardiography and computed tomography and the cyst was surgically removed.