Huge Intracavitary Cardiac Hyadatid Cyst Presenting with Heart Failure

Document Type: Case Report

Authors

1 Cardio Surgeon, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

2 Department of Cardiology, Faculty of medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

Abstract

Although cardiac involvement is an infrequent presentation in human hydatidosis, early diagnosis and prompt surgical intervention of cardiac hydatid cyst are of utmost importance for the prevention of potential complications. We report a young female patient who presented with a huge cardiac hydatid cyst and severe heart failure symptoms undergoing successful surgical cyst removal with late follow-up.

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