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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 5-7

Hydatid disease of the lung: Demographic features, clinical presentation, radiologic features, and patient outcome after surgery in a tertiary care hospital in rural area


Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Govt. Medical College, Kangra, Tanda, Himachal Pradesh, India

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Vikas D Goyal
Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Govt. Medical College, Kangra, Tanda, Himachal Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1116-5898.196258

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Background: Retrospective analysis of the patients of hydatid disease of the lung. Patients and Methods: From November 2012 to October 2014, six patients of hydatid disease of the lung were referred to us. Their mean age, sex, presentation, radiological features, and outcome after surgery was evaluated. The study was conducted at Dr. Rajendra Prasad Govt. Medical College, Kangra at Tanda, India. Results: The ratio of male: female in the study was 5:1. Mean age of the patients was 32.50 ± 20.89 years. There was no operative mortality, and there was no recurrence. Follow-up was completed for all the patients in the study and mean follow-up time was 13.83 ± 05.56 months. Conclusion: Hydatid disease of the lung is more common in patients of poor socioeconomic status and those involved in cattle grazing and farming.


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