Left ventricular hydatid cyst presenting with acute ischemic stroke: Case report


ACARTURK E., OZEREN A., KOC M., YALINIZ H. , Bicakci S. , DEMIR M.

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, vol.17, no.9, pp.1009-1010, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.echo.2004.04.031
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1009-1010

Abstract

Cardiac hydatid cysts are rarely seen. The presentation of an acute stroke secondary to embolization from a cardiac hydatid cyst is also rare. We report a young boy with left ventricular hydatid cyst who presented with acute ischemic stroke.