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Cirugía paraguaya

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RAMIREZ RODRIGUEZ, Luis et al. QUISTE HIDATÍDICO PULMONAR: PULMONARY HYDATID CYST. Rev. Cir. Parag. [online]. 2015, vol.39, n.1, pp.22-24. ISSN 2307-0420.

ABSTRACT Hydatid disease is defined as a zoonosis of worldwide expansion, which often affects young adults, endemic to South America, working closely with farm animals and poor health infrastructure. It is a disease caused by Echinococcus granulosus, predominantly in the liver and lung involvement, being less frequent in the spleen. For an adult patient was admitted for respiratory symptoms longstanding recounted. After tomographic imaging studies partitioned unique collection was found in breast left phrenic cost. After suspicion of hydatid albendazole scheme is performed with subsequent surgery. The study reveals anatomy - pathological tissue calcification compatible with Echinococcus granulosus. The patient is progressing well and is discharged on the fifth postoperative day.

Keywords : Echinococcosis; Echinococcosis pulmonary; Echinococcus Granulosus.

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