Hydatid cysts of the brain

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Headaches. Previous treatment for liver echinococcus cyst.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male

Two large subcortical cyst, the larger right one with moderate mass effect. No discernible intracystic structures. No perifocal oedema, no enhancement.

Case Discussion

Cerebral hydatid cysts. Parasites are probably non-vital after anthelminthic treatment.

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Case information

rID: 19182
Published: 13th Aug 2012
Last edited: 9th Nov 2017
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