Pulmonary hydatid cyst (Kyste hydatique du poumon détergé)

Case contributed by Dr Rahmoun Fateh


Young adult presentend with vomiting (Jeune adulte ayant présenté une vomique)

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Chest CT-scan's scout shows a voluminous aerated lesion at the right upper lung. The lesion is partially seen.

CT-scans confirms the presence of a cystic (aeric) lesion containing hyperdense, serpiginous, material. This hyperdense material represents the membrane of a treated hydatid cyst.

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Case information

rID: 18759
Case created: 20th Jul 2012
Last edited: 25th Jan 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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