Hepatic hydatid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn


A CT of the abdomen was performed in this patient as part of her evaluation for abdominal blunt trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 39-year
Gender: Female

CT scan shows a large cystic lesion in the posterior segments of the right hepatic lobe which contains smaller "daugther" cystic vesicles, characteristic of hydatid cyst. There is also evidence of compression and posterior displacement of the right kidney.

Case Discussion

Serologically proven as hydatid disease.

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Case information

rID: 21735
Published: 14th Feb 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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