Hydatid cyst of the spleen

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Incidental inconclusive finding on ultrasound.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

One large cyst with a mural nodule and multiple small satellite cysts.

Case Discussion

Extracapsular satellite cysts have been described in echinococcus granulosus hydatids of the liver1.

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Case information

rID: 15879
Published: 19th Nov 2011
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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