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Cardiac Hydatid Disease and Peritoneal Tuberculosis Coexistence

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Department of Cardiology, İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

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Department of Cardiology, Erbaa State Hospital, Tokat, Turkey

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Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Archives of the Turkish Society of Cardiology 2022; 50: 371-373
DOI: 10.5543/tkda.2022.21244
Read: 517 Downloads: 145 Published: 01 July 2022

Hydatid cyst is a parasitic infection caused by Echinocococcus granulosus. The coexistence of tuberculosis and cardiac hydatid cyst is extremely rare and generally seen in developing coun- tries. Here, we describe a unique case of a patient presenting with cardiac and gastrointestinal symptoms, who has coexistence of cardiac hydatid cyst and peritoneal tuberculosis.

Cite this article as: Mutlu D, Raimoğlu U, Cimci M, et al. Cardiac hydatid disease and peritoneal tuberculosis coexistence. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 2022;50(5):371-373.

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