Pelvic hydatid cyst
Vague lower abdominal pain. Positive hydatid serology.
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Transabdominal ultraound revealed a large unilicular cystic lesion in the pelvis without internal echoes, septae or calcifications. Transvaginal ultrasound showed that the lesion is displacing the uterus posteriorly.
Right lobe of liver shows a well defined mixed echogenicity lesion consistent with inactive hydatid cyst (stage CE4 according to World Health Organization 2001 classification of hepatic hydatid cysts). Spleen showed no lesions.
Note coexistent cholelithiasis.
Cystic mass of ovarian origin and intraperitoneal hydatid cyst were kept as differentials.The lesion was surgically removed. Histopathology revealed hydatid cyst.