Unusually located hydatid cysts: Intrathoracic but extrapulmonary


Oguzkaya F. , Akcali Y. F. , Kahraman C., Emirogullari N. , Bilgin M. , Sahin A.

ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, vol.64, no.2, pp.334-337, 1997 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 64 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0003-4975(97)00521-3
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.334-337

Abstract

Background. Hydatid cyst disease is still a problem in Turkey, as well as in many other places in the world. Extrapulmonary location of the disease in the thorax is very rare, and surgical procedures can be considered that differ from those used for pulmonary hydatid cysts.