Hepatic hydatid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Dylan Kurda


Right upper quadrant abdominal pain for just over a month.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Male

Obligue right subcostal ultrasound scan. Segment 5 and 6 of the liver are occupied by a large, oval shaped cystic lesion, measuring 10.5 x 7.5 cm; with few "daughter cysts" within the main "parent cyst". 

Case Discussion

The clinical and radiological context is compatible with hydatid cyst of the liver. 

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Case information

rID: 23232
Published: 30th May 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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