Illustration for stages of hydatid disease in liver

Case contributed by Dr Pujanwita Das Majumder

Staging of cystic ecchinococcosis (CE)

CE1: unilocular, simple cysts with liquid content

CE2: multivesicular, multiseptated cysts

CE3a: cysts with liquid content and specific detached endocyst

CE3b: unilocular cysts with daughter cysts inside a mucinous or solid cyst matrix

CE4: heterogenous solid cysts with degenerative content 

CE5: cysts with degenerative content and heavily calcified wall.

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Case information

rID: 27166
Published: 22nd Jan 2014
Last edited: 29th Aug 2015
Tag: diagram, pdm
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