Hydatid cyst presenting as an eosinophilic pleural effusion.


A 61-year-old woman presented with an eosinophilic pleural effusion, secondary to transdiaphragmatic intrapleural spread of an hepatic hydatid cyst. Right posterolateral thoracotomy and frenotomy revealed a loculated pleural effusion associated with a 10 x 8 cm hydatid cyst in the posterior segment of the liver. Hydatid disease should be included in the… (More)


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@article{Ozkan2007HydatidCP, title={Hydatid cyst presenting as an eosinophilic pleural effusion.}, author={Serir Aktoğu Ozkan and Onur Fevzi Erer and Yavuz A Yalçin and G{\"o}khan Yuncu and Zekiye Aydoğdu}, journal={Respirology}, year={2007}, volume={12 3}, pages={462-4} }