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Case 14071

Rare case of echinococcosis with negative histology and cytology

Author(s)
Baram A.B. MD.

Research Center for Advanced Imaging, Department of Radiology, Zealand University Hospital
 
Patient
male, 25 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    CT of the left hemithorax

    CT showed a cyst in the upper lobe of the left hemithorax with fluid and air bubbles. It also showed atelectasis and pleural fluid in the inferior lobe.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT of the thorax - coronal plane

    The left hemithorax in coronal plane. There is an impression of the waterlily-sign in the fluid of the cyst.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    CT of the thorax - axial plane.

    Waterlily-sign membranes floating in the fluid.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
CT showed a cyst in the upper lobe of the left hemithorax with fluid and air bubbles. It also showed atelectasis and pleural fluid in the inferior lobe.
 
The left hemithorax in coronal plane. There is an impression of the waterlily-sign in the fluid of the cyst.
 
Waterlily-sign membranes floating in the fluid.
 
 
 
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