Pulmonary hydatid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Chest pain,cough and breath shortness.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Female
CT

A 133×93×96mm thick walled cavitary lesion with internal large cystic component is present at right lower lobe, causing adjacent parenchymal collapse. 

Case Discussion

The lesion was surgically excised and complicated pulmonary hydatid cyst was confirmed with histopathological evaluation.

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Case information

rID: 84618
Published: 2nd Dec 2020
Last edited: 2nd Dec 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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