Splenic hydatid cyst

Case contributed by Rahmoun Fateh
Diagnosis almost certain


Left upper quadrant pain.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

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


Splenic cysts with internal septations giving the appearance of daughter cysts, in keeping with hydatid cysts.

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