Hydatid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Gagandeep Choudhary

Presentation

Chief complaint of breathlessness with cough and fever, no expectoration or hemoptysis.

X-ray

A well defined homogeneous opacity seen in right lower lung field not silhouetting the cardiac borders

CT

See below

Case Discussion

Liver is the most frequent  site of hydatid cyst followed by lung as 2nd common site.

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Case information

rID: 10934
Case created: 2nd Oct 2010
Last edited: 5th Nov 2015
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