Hepatic and pulmonary hydatid cysts: on MRI

Case contributed by Dr Mohamed Hossam el Deen


Chronic dyspnea and chest discomfort of gradual onset.

Patient Data

Age: 28
Gender: Male

Multi cystic spaces with internal septation in the lower lung lobe and upper segments of right hepatic lobe. Also multiple daughter cysts are noted in both solid organs.

Case Discussion

Typical MRI findings of hydatid cysts disease of lung and liver.

Right lower lung lobectomy was performed and hydatid disease was confirmed pathologically .

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Case information

rID: 41757
Published: 18th Dec 2015
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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