Hepatic, splenic and pulmonary hydatid cysts

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


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.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 20654
Published: 4th Dec 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.