Cardiovascular Research Center, Institute of Basic and Clinical Physiology Sciences, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, IranFulltext PDF
Hydatid cyst is an important zoonotic disease which is more common in areas where there is close contact with wild animals such as foxes or in areas where there are dogs. The most common sites of infection are liver and lungs but disease tend to spread in all organs. Furthermore, isolated cardiac cyst is very rare. This case report describes a patient who was suspected of having cardiac hydatid cyst in routine evaluations prior to cholecystitis surgery, and finally, he underwent successful surgery with a definitive diagnosis of hydatid cyst.
Aliramezany M. Huge Asymptomatic Isolated Hydatid Cyst in the Interventricular Septum. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2022; 7: 2288.