CASE REPORTS ON COMPLICATED GIANT ISOLATED HYDATID LUNG CYST
Dr. Divya Rana, Dr. Vijay Verma and Dr. Ravi Verma*
Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is a zoonotic parasitic disease caused by the larval stages of the cestode Echinococcus granulosus. Worldwide, pulmonary hydatid cyst is a significant problem medically, socially, and economically. Hydatid cysts are mostly asymptomatic and non-complicated hydatid cysts, even if very large, have a good prognosis and can be safely removed. On the contrary, complicated hydatid cyst can have severe consequences.
Keywords: Hydatid cyst, Echinoccocus, Complicated ruptured hydatid cyst.
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