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Hepatic hydatid cyst rupturing into pericardial cavity
  1. F Martín-Herrero,
  2. I Cruz,
  3. L Muñoz
  1. fmartinherrero@yahoo.es

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A 59-year-old woman was admitted with a diagnosis of heart failure. Physical examination disclosed a prominent jugular distension, painful hepatomegaly and peripheral oedema. Chest x ray showed cardiomegaly with no signs of venocapillary pulmonary hypertension. Transthoracic echocardiogram demonstrated the presence …

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