Images in Cardiovascular Medicine Echinococcosis of the Heart and Ascending Aorta


A 35-year-old woman with a history of disseminated thoracic echinococcosis treated by resection of an intraventricular septal cyst 11 years earlier in her country of origin presented for the first time to our cardiology outpatient clinic with atypical chest pain and shortness of breath. Transthoracic echocardiography revealed multiple masses in the… (More)


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