Archives of the Turkish Society of Cardiology
Multivesicular cardiac hydatid cyst [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2007; 35(6): 391-391

Multivesicular cardiac hydatid cyst

İbrahim Özdoğru1, Ertuğrul Mavili2, Ali Doğan1, Mehmet Güngör Kaya1
1Deparment Of Cardiology, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
2Deparment Of Radiology, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey

We report a 76-year-old woman presented with a 54 x 66 mm multivesicular cardiac hydatid cystic mass located in right heart chambers demonstrated by two-dimensional echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging. This case stresses the importance of MRI differentiating multivesicular cardiac hydatid cyst with a solid mass image which contains less liquid and more scolexes from cardiac tumours especially angiosarcoma.

Keywords: Cardiac hydatid cyst, echocardiography, magnetic resonance imaging

How to cite this article
İbrahim Özdoğru, Ertuğrul Mavili, Ali Doğan, Mehmet Güngör Kaya. Multivesicular cardiac hydatid cyst. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2007; 35(6): 391-391

Corresponding Author: İbrahim Özdoğru, Türkiye
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