Lung hydatid cyst rupture and its surgery

Indian J Med Sci. 1994 Jul;48(7):155-7.

Abstract

Hydatid cysts are common in Turkey. Authors have seen 248 cases of lung hydatid cysts; Fifty hydatid cyst of lung had ruptured. Their symptoms and detailed findings are reported. Rupture caused asphyxia in 3, haemoptysis in 20, lung abcess in 16, rupture in pleural cavity in 4 and anaphylactic reaction in one case.

MeSH terms

  • Echinococcosis, Pulmonary / complications
  • Echinococcosis, Pulmonary / diagnosis
  • Echinococcosis, Pulmonary / surgery*
  • Emergencies*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lung Abscess / diagnosis
  • Lung Abscess / surgery
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis / diagnosis
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis / surgery
  • Rupture, Spontaneous