Hydatid Cyst of Left Atrioventricular Groove: An Unusual Presentation
Dr. Meenakshi Sundaram
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology,
Saveetha Medical College and Frontier Life Line Hospital ,
Thandalam, Chennai - 602105 (India).
Cardiac involvement in echinococcal infections is very rare. We are presenting here a case of hydatid cyst of the left atrioventricular groove in a middle aged female who presented with breathlessness and chest pain. Echocardiography showed a cyst in the posterior atrioventricular groove. The cyst was excised on a cardiopulmonary bypass. The patient made an uneventful recovery.
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