CC BY 4.0 · Surg J (N Y) 2018; 04(04): e212-e214
DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1675370
Case Report
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Trust the Capitonnage in the Giant Cyst: Case Report

Murat Oncel
1   Department of Thoracic Surgery, Selcuk University Medical Faculty, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
Huseyin Yildiran
2   Department of Thoracic Surgery, Kars Harakani State Hospital, Kars, Turkey
Guven Sadi Sunam
1   Department of Thoracic Surgery, Selcuk University Medical Faculty, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
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Publication History

27 February 2018

10 September 2018

Publication Date:
29 October 2018 (online)


Cyst hydatid in the lung is still a health problem for many countries. It develops in the lung and can grow into the lung parenchyma. When it is diagnosed as a giant cyst, surgery should be performed. In the surgery, capitonnage is necessary to protect the lung parenchyma.

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