Corpus ID: 20216445

Primary hydatid disease of the chest wall.

  title={Primary hydatid disease of the chest wall.},
  author={Alper Fındıkçıoğlu and Dalokay Kılıç and Tuba Canpolat and Ahmet Rahmi Hatipoğlu},
  journal={Annals of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official journal of the Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia},
  volume={13 3},
The chest wall is an unusual location for primary echinococcus disease. We report on case of a primary chest wall hydatid cysts, resembling a mass lesion, in a 50-year-old woman who had no prior surgery for hydatid disease before. Chest wall hydatid disease should be considered in the atypical location and differential diagnosis of chest wall masses. 
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