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  • ISSN: 2474-1655
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655
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Citation: Ann Clin Case Rep. 2020;5(1):1799.DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655.1799

Isolated Pericardial Hydatid Cyst Treated Surgically: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Ben Jmaà Hèla, Mhiri Fatma, Dammak Aiman, Ben Jmaà Tarak, Bouassida Abir, Elleuch Nizar, Masmoudi Sayda, Ben Jmaà Mounir and Frikha Imed

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Habib Bourguiba Hospital, Tunisia Department of Infectious Diseases, Hedi Chaker Hospital, Tunisia

*Correspondance to: Ben Jmaà Hèla 

 PDF  Full Text Case Report | Open Access


Cardiac hydatid cyst is rare. Isolated hydatid pericardial involvement without involvement of heart or other organs are extremely rare. Its clinical presentation is variable and it can have life threatening complications. We present a case of an isolated pericardial hydatid cyst, in a female patient, presented with chest pain and removed surgically.


Hydatid disease; Pericardium; Computed tomography; Thoracotomy; Excision

Cite the Article:

Hèla BJ, Fatma M, Aiman D, Jmaà Tarak B, Abir B, Nizar E, et al. Isolated Pericardial Hydatid Cyst Treated Surgically: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2020; 5: 1799.

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