Pages: 28-28DOI: 10.46327/msrjg.1.000000000000009
Date of Publication: 30-Nov--0001
Mediastinum Lymph Node Hydatidosis
Author: Yassine Ouadnouni, Marouane Lakranbi, Mohamed Smahi
Category: JMSR Pathogens
A 55 year old woman, presented to our hospital with a one year history of coughing and left chest pain. A chest CT-scan showed mediastinal, pleural and pulmonary cystic lesions evoking hydatidosis. Surgical exploration found a cystic lesion of the aorta-pulmonary window..
Keywords: Hydatidosis, Mediastinum, Lymph, node, Surgery
MEDIASTINUM LYMPH NODE HYDATIDOSIS.
Yassine Ouadnounia,b,*, Marouane Lakranbia, Mohamed Smahia,b.
a Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Hassan I?d, Fez, Morocco
b Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Sidi Mohamed Benabdellah University-Fez, Morocco
Address: Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Hassan IId, Fez, Morocco
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A 55 year old woman, presented to our hospital with a one year history of coughing and left chest pain. A chest CT-scan showed mediastinal, pleural and pulmonary cystic lesions evoking hydatidosis. Surgical exploration found a cystic lesion of the aorta-pulmonary window.
Figure 1: Peroperative view showing a cystic lesion of the aorta-pulmonary window
This is a hydatid cyst of a mediastinum lymph node localization.
Figure 2: hydatid cyst of lymph node
No similar case report is found in literature.
Keywords: Hydatidosis; Mediastinum; Lymph; node; Surgery.
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