Calcified hydatid cyst of the liver

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn

Presentation

An echogenic intrahepatic cystic mass was found on sonographic investigation for medical fitness (not shown here). CT scan was performed for further evaluation.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

CT scan demonstrates a roughly 6 cm diameter round calcified mass in the right hepatic lobe. There are also small cystic lesions in liver segments III, V and VI. In addition there is a small accessory spleen

Case Discussion

Findings are most suggestive of hydatid disease

Serologically proven hydatid disease.

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Case information

rID: 21212
Case created: 9th Jan 2013
Last edited: 22nd Sep 2016
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