Liver Hydatid Cyst with Transdiaphragmatic Rupture and Lung Hydatid Cyst Ruptured into Bronchi and Pleural Space

@article{Arba2009LiverHC,
  title={Liver Hydatid Cyst with Transdiaphragmatic Rupture and Lung Hydatid Cyst Ruptured into Bronchi and Pleural Space},
  author={Bilgin Kadri Arıbaş and G{\"u}rb{\"u}z Dingil and Mert K{\"o}roğlu and {\"U}mit {\"U}ng{\"u}l and Aliye Ceylan Zaralı},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={34},
  pages={260-265}
}
The aim of this case study is to present effectiveness of percutaneous drainage as a treatment option of ruptured lung and liver hydatid cysts. A 65-year-old male patient was admitted with complicated liver and lung hydatid cysts. A liver hydatid cyst had ruptured transdiaphragmatically, and a lung hydatid cyst had ruptured both into bronchi and pleural space. The patient could not undergo surgery because of decreased respiratory function. Both cysts were drained percutaneously using oral… CONTINUE READING