Hydatid disease is a parasitic infestation caused by the larval stage of a tapeworm of the genus Echinococcus. This report describes an extremely rare complication of echinococcal disease in which severe pulmonary hypertension developed after massive hydatid pulmonary embolism.
- Computed tomography
- Hydatid disease
- Pulmonary embolism
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