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Hepatic hydatid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Incidental finding.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
CT

Well defined cyst with tiny calcification on non-contrast images is seen at right lobe of the liver.

Case Discussion

Findings compatible with hepatic hydatid cyst.
Cystic lesions of liver carry a broad differential diagnosis and hydatid cyst is one of the infectious/inflammatory conditions which may involve liver.

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Case information

rID: 37814
Published: 23rd Jun 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2020
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