Hydatid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Gagandeep Choudhary


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

Modality: X-ray

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

Modality: 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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