Retroperitoneal hydatid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Frank Parrish

Patient Data

Gender: Female
CT

Retroperitoneal hydatid cyst adherent to the right kidney.

Case Discussion

Hydatid cysts result from infection by the Echinococcus, and can result in cyst formation anywhere in the body.

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Case information

rID: 3950
Case created: 1st Jul 2008
Last edited: 5th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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