Pulmonary hydatid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Rahmoun Fateh

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Young adult presenting with vomiting

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Male
CT

A large cystic structure is noted in the right upper lobe (on CT-scan and on the 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.

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Case information

rID: 18759
Published: 20th Jul 2012
Last edited: 14th Mar 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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