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Hydatid disease is a parasitic infestation of humans and herbivorous animals, caused by Echinococcu granulosus. Dogs and some wild carnivores, like foxes, are definitive hosts, harboring worms in their intestines. Musculoskeletal cysts account for 0.7-3% of total cases of hydatidosis. Primarymuscular hydatidosis without involving the thoracic or abdominal(More)
Congenital coronary-pulmonary artery fistula is a rare condition and is usually associated with pulmonary atresia. We present a 10-year-old girl with circumflex coronary artery to pulmonary artery (PA) fistula with a giant dilated circumflex coronary artery, ventricular septal defect (VSD), pulmonary atresia, and anomalous originofleft anterior descending(More)
Parathyroid cysts are rare lesions arising in the neck and anterior mediastinum. Fewer than 250 cases have been pub lished in the literature. Parathyroid cysts constitute only 0.6% of all thyroid and parathyroid lesions, but should be considered in the differential diagnosis of anterior neck masses, particularly in the presence of hypercalcaemia.
Cardiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences & Research, Bangalore, India; and the yDepartment of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences & Research, Bangalore, India. Manuscript received April 8, 2013; accepted April 19, 2013. Journal of the American College of Cardiology Vol. 62, No. 16, 2013(More)
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