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Aghajanzadeh M, Monfared A, Mokhtari G, khosravi M, K Lebady M, Poorreza F et al . Pulmonary hydatid cyst and successful renal transplantation. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2009; 23 (1) :48-52
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Assistant Professor of Thoracic Surgery, Guilan University of Medical Sciences. , Maghajanzadeh2003@yahoo.com.
Abstract:   (3947 Views)


  Hydatid cysts are endemic hooknoses in Iran. It may involve various organs of

  body. Liver is involved in 80% and lung in 10- 15%of cases. 25% of pulmonary hydatid

  cyst is bilateral. Before any transplantations eradication of infection is necessary.

  In a 26-year old man with renal failure referred for kidney transplantation. On

  initial preoperative evaluation of this patient hydatid cyst lesion was found in two

  lungs, left side operated, and right side left in place. Under treatment with albendazole

  kidney transplantation was performed. After two-year of follow-up, patient was

  in good condition and the size of right cyst did not increased.

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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Thoracic Surgery

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