ECHINOCOCCOSIS OF THE PERICARDIUM (CASE FROM PRACTICE)
I.H. Bebezov, A.A. Rakimbaev, M.K. Dzhundubaev, D.B. Toktosunova, E.D. Seitahunova, R.S. Kalieva, A.K. Turgunov
Echinococcosis is a parasitic disease widespread in many countries of the world and continues to remain a serious medical and national economic problem. The article presents a rare case of a giant echinococcal cyst localized in the pericardial cavity with invasion into the left ventricular myocardium and causing compression of the left heart, as well as surgical intervention aimed at its complete removal.
Key words: echinococcosis of the pericardium, echocardiography, computed tomography.