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Case 5932

Non complicated liver hydatid cyst

Author(s)
Bello A, González C, Gómez N, Santana. A, Alventosa E, Vivancos J.*, Pascual S*, Rodríguez S*, Fuentes J*. Radiology dep. Section Hospital Universitario Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.
 
Patient
female, 18 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    1. Abdominal ultrasound
     

    Figure 1: Cystic lesion at right hepatic lobe. Circular image with an hiperechogenic circular structure inside.

     

    Figure 2. Outpouching of the germinal layer known as the brood capsule. (arrow).

     
     
     
  • Figure 2
    2. Abdominal contrast CT.

    Figure 3. Hydatid cyst with collapsed parasitic membranes. Contrast CT scan shows a dense circular area of increased attenuation within the cyst representing detached membranes (arrows)

     
     
     
Figure 1: Cystic lesion at right hepatic lobe. Circular image with an hiperechogenic circular structure inside.
 
Figure 2. Outpouching of the germinal layer known as the brood capsule. (arrow).
 
Figure 3. Hydatid cyst with collapsed parasitic membranes. Contrast CT scan shows a dense circular area of increased attenuation within the cyst representing detached membranes (arrows)
 
 
 
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