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Retropectoral Cystic Echinococcosis: A Case Report

Amir Hossein Sarrami 1 , * , Mehdi Karami 1 , Mehdi Sadeghi 2 and Behzad Haddad 2
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1 Department of Radiology, Alzahra Hospital, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
2 Department of Surgery, Alzahra Hospital, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: May 2017, 19 (5); e43119
  • Published Online: March 26, 2017
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: October 16, 2016
  • Revised: November 27, 2016
  • Accepted: February 12, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.43119

To Cite: Sarrami A H, Karami M, Sadeghi M, Haddad B. Retropectoral Cystic Echinococcosis: A Case Report, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2017 ; 19(5):e43119. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.43119.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Report
3. Discussion
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