Splenic hydatid cyst (possible)

Case contributed by Dr Praveen Jha


Asymptomatic patient for health check-up. Diagnosed with a large cyst with floaters and few calcification in spleen (on USG)

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

A large cystic lesion is seen in spleen with peripheral calcifications, and few amorphous calcifications in its dependent part.

Case Discussion

Provisional diagnosis of hydatid cyst was considered.

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Case information

rID: 16764
Published: 18th Feb 2012
Last edited: 15th Jan 2016
Tag: spleen
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