Hepatic hydatid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Khateeb

Presentation

Follow up for a liver lesion.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

A faintly opaque but large round lesion at the hepatic area.

Modality: CT

The CT scan shows nicely the calcified hydatid cyst and the membranes of the daughter cyst inside of it. Appearances are those of a calcified hydatid cyst. 

Case Discussion

The CT scan shows nicely the calcified hydatid cyst and the membranes of the daughter cyst inside of it.
Another calcified cyst is also seen in segment V.
No follow up for such cysts is needed as they are inactive.

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Case Information

rID: 44770
Case created: 4th May 2016
Last edited: 4th May 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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