Calcified hepatic hydatid cyst

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Calcified liver lesion view in ultrasound (not shown here)

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

CT abdomen and pelvis

CT scan shows a round well defined cystic mass in the liver parenchyma which has heterogeneous high density and mural calcification. There is also a gallstone.

Case Discussion

The image appearance is highly suggestive of hydatid cyst.

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Case information

rID: 26872
Case created: 11th Jan 2014
Last edited: 11th Mar 2016
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