Huge pulmonary hydatid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn


Presents with cough and hemoptysis.

Patient Data

Age: 9 years
Gender: Male

Large cavity with an air fluid level in left lung.


Large cyst with an air-fluid level and crumpled laminated membrane lying dependently. 

Case Discussion

He underwent thoracotomy and lobectomy confirming the diagnosis. 

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Case information

rID: 20658
Published: 5th Dec 2012
Last edited: 12th Nov 2019
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