Hydatid cysts of the brain

Case contributed by Roberto Schubert


Headaches. Previous treatment for liver echinococcus cyst.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

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

Case Discussion

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

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