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

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gholamreza OMRANI 1 , *

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.

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Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular Annals: 2 (1); e8703
Published Online: January 14, 2008
Article Type: Case Report
Received: September 08, 2016
Accepted: January 14, 2008
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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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