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 (ESCI) identifier


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).