Isolated cardiac hydatid cyst of the right ventricle

Cardiac hydatid cyst

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Hydatid cyst, Asymptomatic, Right ventricle

Abstract

A hydatid cyst is a parasitic disease that most commonly affects the liver and lungs: it rarely affects the heart: right ventricular involvement is even less common. A 33-year-old male patient with a cardiac cystic mass, detected during echocardiography, was evaluated. Early surgery was the best treatment option. A hydatid cyst is located in the right ventricular wall and detected during surgery. The cyst was drained and the defect in the right ventricle was quilted. Postoperative follow-ups occurred, and he was discharged with albendazole in good health.

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2022-09-10

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Ozdemir AC, Akdogan A, Guven KY. Isolated cardiac hydatid cyst of the right ventricle: Cardiac hydatid cyst. J Surg Med [Internet]. 2022 Sep. 10 [cited 2022 Dec. 7];6(9):833-5. Available from: https://jsurgmed.com/article/view/1063345