Pulmonary hydatid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Rahmoun Fateh

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Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
CT

A large cystic structure is noted in the right upper lobe (on CT and on its scout image). It contains several internal membranes in its dependent portion, which is suggestive of ruptured daughter cysts. The findings are in keeping with hydatid cyst.

This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

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Case information

rID: 18759
Published: 20th Jul 2012
Last edited: 13th Oct 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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