Simultaneous heart and bilateral lung hydatid cyst operated in a single session.

A 48 year-old man was admitted to our hospital because of coughing with dispnoea and chest pain. On physical examination he showed marked respiratory difficulty, with a respiratory rate of 25 breaths per minute, and his jugular veins were mildly distended. Transthoracic echocardiography showed a cystic mass located in the diaphragmatic surface of the right… CONTINUE READING