A Rare Presentation of Cardiac Hydatid Cyst: Stroke and Acute Aortic Occlusion

Authors

  • Hafize Yaliniz
  • Acar Tokcan
  • Tümer Ulus
  • Bülent Kisacikoglu
  • Orhan Kemal Salih
  • Mehmet Sah Topcuoglu
  • Hakan Poyrazoglu
  • Cumhur Alhan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20041056

Abstract

Cardiac involvement in hydatid disease is uncommon. We report a case of a surgically treated ruptured left ventricular hydatid cyst, which presented with acute stroke and was later complicated by distal aortic embolism due to perioperative dislodgement of the germinative membrane.

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Published

2005-01-04

How to Cite

Yaliniz, H., Tokcan, A., Ulus, T., Kisacikoglu, B., Salih, O. K., Topcuoglu, M. S., Poyrazoglu, H., & Alhan, C. (2005). A Rare Presentation of Cardiac Hydatid Cyst: Stroke and Acute Aortic Occlusion. The Heart Surgery Forum, 7(5), E364-E366. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20041056

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