Ruptured Pulmonary Hydatid Cyst: A Case Report


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Uğur Y. , Taşlıdere B.

JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE CASE REPORTS, vol.11, no.3, pp.68-70, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.33706/jemcr.735428
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE CASE REPORTS
  • Page Numbers: pp.68-70

Abstract

Introduction: Hydatid cyst disease (hydatidosis or echinococcosis) is an important parasitic disease in all societies engaged in agriculture and animal husbandry, where environmental health and preventive medicine measures are insufficient. Lung hydatid cyst is a zoonotic infection caused by larval forms (metasestod) of E. granulosus (EG).