How Long Is the Doubling Time in Pulmonary Hydatid Cysts in Children?


Aydin Y., Ayyildiz V., Ogul H.

INDIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 2022 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Editorial Material
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s12262-022-03557-3
  • Journal Name: INDIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, Veterinary Science Database
  • Keywords: Hydatid cyst, Lung, Children, Doubling time

Abstract

Hydatid cyst disease caused by Echinococcus granulosus continues to be an important health problem today. The doubling time in hydatid cyst is known as 16-20 weeks. It is stated that the growth of hydatid cyst in the lung may be faster. However, there is no data in the literature to prove this. In this study, we presented a case showing that the doubling time of hydatid cysts in children may be faster.