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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 603087, 2 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/603087
Case Report

Isolated Invasive Endomyocardial Cystic Echinococcosis Presenting with Heart Failure

1Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Gaziantep University, 27310 Gaziantep, Turkey
2Department of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Gaziantep University, 27310 Gaziantep, Turkey

Received 30 March 2012; Accepted 19 June 2012

Academic Editor: T. A. Salerno

Copyright © 2012 Suleyman Ercan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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