Hydatid cysts of the pulmonary artery

Bakan S., Kandemirli S., Yildirim O., Ersen E., YANARTAS M., TASCI E., ...More

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.24, no.3, pp.592-595, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Hydatid cyst located in the pulmonary artery is rare. The cause is usually rupture of an intracardiac cyst or dissemination from a hepatic focus either spontaneously or secondary to surgery. In this article, we report a 32-year-old patient with a history of hepatic and pulmonary hydatid cyst resection, presenting with multiple hydatid cysts located in the right pulmonary artery, and complaints of dyspnea and hemoptysis.