International Journal of Research in Health Sciences,2014,2,2,650-653.
Hydatid disease is caused by Echinococcus granulosus and is endemic in many parts of the world, including India. This parasitic tapeworm can produce cysts in almost every organ of the body, with the liver and lung being the most frequently targeted organs. The dissemination of disease is hematogenous. we report a case of disseminated echinococcosis presenting with neurological deficit and found to have intramyocardial cyst which is rare. The patient was operated for the intracranial cysts and managed with albendazole therapy and for the cardiac lesion managed conservatively
Keywords:Disseminated Infection, Hydatid cyst
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