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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29
  • Publication Date: 1995
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/14017439509107223
  • Title of Journal : Scandinavian journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
  • Page Numbers: pp.153-6

Abstract

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.