Hydatid cyst of interventricular septum with pulmonary artery embolization: Case report and review of literature

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avatar gholamreza OMRANI 1 , *

Iran

how to cite: OMRANI G. Hydatid cyst of interventricular septum with pulmonary artery embolization: Case report and review of literature. Multidiscip Cardio Annal. 2008;2(1):e8703.

Abstract

Echinococcosis is an infection of human caused by the larval stage of Echinococcus and this species is endemic in Iran.
Cardiac involvement in hydatid disease is uncommon (0.5-2%) (2) And usually is intramyocardial.symptom depends on the location, size and integrity of cyst .We present two cases of cardiac hydatic cyst with embolization to pulmonary artery

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