Current Pediatric Research

- Current Pediatric Research (2012) Volume 16, Issue 2

Ruptured hydatid cyst of lung.

A 14yr old boy presented to us with complaints of cough associated with expectoration since 15 days and fever since 10 days. Chest X-ray and CT scan was done which showed ruptured hydatid cyst in right lung. Rupture, with an incidence of 49%, is the most frequent complication of pulmonary hydatid cyst.

Author(s): Mandeep Singh Khurana, Gursharan Singh Narang, Kulwant Singh Ded, Loveleen Kaur

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