From the case: Hepatic hydatid cyst


Water-lily sign shown

Detachment of End...
Detachment of Endocyst (Laminated membrane) (red color) from Pericyst (green color) . Note the multiple echogenic foci (yellow arrows) due to hydatid sand.
Modality: Ultrasound (img2)

- “ Echinococcus granulosus is the most common cause of hydatid disease. This ultrasonographic sign is pathognomonic for Echinococcosis hydatid cyst...”

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  • Water-lily sign (hydatid cyst) - “ The water-lily sign is seen in hydatid infections when there is detachment of the endocyst membrane which results in floating membranes within the...”

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