A case of hydatid cyst with intramural cardiac localization

Akçakaya N., Söylemez Y., ÇOKUĞRAŞ H. C. , Aytac A., Akalin F.

Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol.26, no.6, pp.765-766, 1994 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 1994
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/00365549409008650
  • Title of Journal : Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
  • Page Numbers: pp.765-766


A 12-year-old boy with an intramural hydatid cyst of the heart is presented. In hydatid disease the incidence of cardiac cyst localization is less than 2% The cyst was successfully excised by open heart surgery. © 1994 Informa UK Ltd All rights reserved: reproduction in whole or part not permitted.