MR findings in cardiac hydatid cyst.

  title={MR findings in cardiac hydatid cyst.},
  author={Mehmet Emin Sakarya and Omer Etlik and Nurten Sakarya and Suleyman Ozen and Osman Temizoz and Omer Evirgen and Mustafa Kayan},
  journal={Clinical imaging},
  volume={26 3},
We report a case of a 23-year-old man with a cardiac hydatid cyst involving the left ventricle wall. The diagnosis of the cyst was obtained by magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. He was operated on for cardiac hydatid cyst using enucleation and capitonnage procedure under extracorporeal circulation. Histopathologic study confirmed hydatid cyst diagnosis.