Calcified hydatid cyst of the liver

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn


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.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 21212
Published: 9th Jan 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.