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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 259-261

Bilateral ruptured pulmonary hydatid cysts


Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery Unit, King Fahd University Hospital Khobar, Saudi Arabia

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Yasser Al-Jehani
Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery Unit, King Fahd University Hospital Khobar
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.98633

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Pulmonary hydatid disease remains a significant health problem in endemic areas including Saudi Arabia. Different surgical tactics and approaches are still a subject of discussion. Here, we present a case of bilateral pulmonary hydatid cysts with spontaneous rupture that underwent successful one-stage bilateral enucleation and capitonnage.


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