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Mediastinal hydatid cyst



Mediastinal hydatid cyst



Journal of the Chinese Medical Association 73(1): 3-7



Background: The objective of this study was to report our experience in the management of hydatid cysts of the mediastinum. Methods: Among 206 patients who underwent surgery in our department for intrathoracic hydatid cysts between September 2001 and September 2008, 7 patients (3.4%) aged 24 to 49 years (mean, 36.2 years) had mediastinal hydatid cysts. Imaging consisted of chest X-ray and computed tomography. Surgical approach was by posterolateral thoracotomy in all cases.

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PMID: 20103484

DOI: 10.1016/s1726-4901(10)70014-9


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