Residual laminated membrane of hydatid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn


Known case of multiple hydatid pulmonary and mediastinal cysts, which underwent thoracotomy 10-month ago. Follow up CT scan.

Patient Data

Age: 18-year
Gender: Male

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Case Discussion

CT scan reveals collapsed laminated membrane within the pericyst cavity which is too bulky and is not expelled through bronchial aperture.

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Case information

rID: 20645
Published: 3rd Dec 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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