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Hydatid cyst of the spleen

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Incidental inconclusive finding on ultrasound.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female
MRI

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

This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

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: 22nd Apr 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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