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Huge pulmonary hydatid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn

Presentation

Presents with cough and hemoptysis.

Patient Data

Age: 9 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Large cavity with an air fluid level in left lung.

CT

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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