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Title: A pericardial hydatid cyst and pregnancy
Author(s): T. Erol , H. Altay , E. Tarim
Journal: Acta Cardiologica
Volume: 66 Issue: 3 Date: 2011
A cardiac hydatid cyst in pregnancy is a very rare condition. Surgical intervention followed by medical therapy is the treatment of choice. A hydatid disease in pregnancy is challenging with a varied presentation and manifestation. A pregnant woman presented with a ruptured pericardial cyst diagnosed by echocardiography, magnetic resonance and serology. Finally, she received medical treatment and no surgical intervention.