A rare presentation of cardiac hydatid cyst: Stroke and acute aortic occlusion


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Yaliniz H., Tokcan A., Ulus T., Kisacikoglu B., Salih O., Topcuoglu M., ...Daha Fazla

HEART SURGERY FORUM, cilt.7, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 7 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1532/hsf98.20041056
  • Dergi Adı: HEART SURGERY FORUM

Özet

Cardiac involvement in hydatid disease is uncommon. We report a case of a surgically treated ruptured left ventricular hydatid cyst, which presented with acute stroke and was later complicated by distal aortic embolism due to perioperative dislodgement of the germinative membrane.