Ascending Aorta Hydatid Cyst Presenting as Pseudoaneurysm


Aortic wall with its poor blood supply is a very rare location of Hydatid Cyst (HC) infestation and mediastinal HC is a rare presentation of human hydatidosis. Here, we reported a case of primary mediastinal HC invading the ascending aorta, which initially presented as an aortic aneurysm. The patient underwent open cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary… (More)


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