Hepatic hydatid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Right upper quadrant abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

Oval shaped hyperechoic solid appearing mass with multiple hypoechoic curvilinear echoes clustered within the mass without daughter cysts.

Case Discussion

Ultrasound is the most sensitive modality for the detection of membranes, septa, and hydatid sand within the cyst. This case represents an inactive stage of hydatid cyst, stage CE 4 according to the WHO classification of hepatic hydatid cysts.

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Case information

rID: 85938
Published: 14th Jan 2021
Last edited: 15th Jan 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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