Hepatic, splenic and pulmonary hydatid cysts

Case contributed by Dr MohammadTaghi Niknejad

Presentation

Fever, cough and abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Multiple hepatic cysts with a large splenic cyst are seen. A complicated cyst  also is noted at medial lobe of right lung. Small mass-like lesion also is detected at lower lobe of left lung.

Case Discussion

The findings consistent with multiple (pulmonary, hepatic and splenic) hydatid cysts. Serologically proven to represent hydatid disease.

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Case information

rID: 20654
Case created: 4th Dec 2012
Last edited: 3rd Aug 2016
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