Intact Pulmonary Hydatid Cyst: Is Bronchoscopic Removal Possible?

Author(s): Massoud Sokouti, Mohsen Sokouti, Babak Sokouti*

Journal Name: Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews

Volume 15 , Issue 1 , 2019

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In the current technical note, the structure of pulmonary hydatid cysts has been presented and the included layers have been discussed. Then, some critical notes have been provided for the management of intact pulmonary hydatid cyst which should not be removed by bronchoscopic approaches due to high rates of possible complications of tearing; however, it has been performed by some cases available in the literature which is not acceptable.

Keywords: Bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasonography, hydatid cyst, pulmonary, ultrasonography, CT scan, Echinococcus granulosus.

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Year: 2019
Published on: 11 September, 2019
Page: [64 - 66]
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.2174/1573398X15666190423145356

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