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Cardiac Hydatid Disease and Peritoneal Tuberculosis Coexistence [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2022; 50(5): 371-373 | DOI: 10.5543/tkda.2022.21244

Cardiac Hydatid Disease and Peritoneal Tuberculosis Coexistence

Deniz Mutlu1, Utku Raimoğlu1, Murat Çimci2, Suat Nail Ömeroğlu3, Eser Durmaz1, Barış Ikitimur1, Bilgehan Karadağ1
1Department of Cardiology, İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey
2Department of Cardiology, Erbaa State Hospital, Tokat, Turkey
3Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

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 countries. 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.

Keywords: Cardiac involvement, cyst hydatid, diagnosis, tuberculosis

How to cite this article
Deniz Mutlu, Utku Raimoğlu, Murat Çimci, Suat Nail Ömeroğlu, Eser Durmaz, Barış Ikitimur, Bilgehan Karadağ. Cardiac Hydatid Disease and Peritoneal Tuberculosis Coexistence. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2022; 50(5): 371-373

Corresponding Author: Deniz Mutlu
Manuscript Language: English


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