Giant hydatid cyst in the interventricular septum of a pregnant woman.


A 25-year-old woman, pregnant for 38 weeks, was admitted to our clinic with dyspnea. Transthoracic echocardiography revealed a large cyst that originated from the left side of the interventricular septum, decreasing left ventricular volume and almost entirely obstructing the left ventricular outflow tract. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging confirmed a… (More)