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Rare Mediastinal Hydatid Cyst

M Rajender, A Raghu Kanth, A Vinay Kumar, Renuka Rao

Keywords : Hydatid cyst, Mediastinum, Echinococcus

Citation Information : Rajender M, Kanth AR, Kumar AV, Rao R. Rare Mediastinal Hydatid Cyst. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 2015; 57 (3):187-190.

DOI: 10.5005/ijcdas-57-3-187

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 18-11-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; The Author(s).


Hydatid disease is a parasitic disease caused by the larval form of Echinococcus granulosus. Most common sites are liver, lungs, and brain. The disease is rarely present in the mediastinum. We report the rare instance of a 52-year-old female who presented with hydatid disease in the uncommon location of posterior mediastinum.

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