Radiological Case: Left Ventricular Myocardial Hydatid Cyst

Shibani Mehra, DNB, DMRD; U.C. Garga, MD


Appl Radiol. 2018;47(6):36-38. 

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Cardiac MRI is an excellent modality for detecting and characterizing intracardiac hydatidosis. The modality confirms TTE findings, demonstrates the cyst, identifies associated complications and assists in planning surgery. Early diagnosis leads to quick referral for surgery, enabling prompt surgical cystectomy.