EURORAD ESR

Case 14283

Primary Hydatid cyst of kidney- A case report

Author(s)
Dr Ami Jani*, Dr S.K.Turakhia**
* Resident Doctor, Radiology Department, B.J.Medical college, Civil Hospital Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
**Asso Prof. Radiology Department B.J.Medical college, Civil Hospital Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

Civil Hospital Ahmedabad, B.J. Medical college, Ahmedabad ; Civil hospital road, Asarwa 079 380016, India; Email:janiami16@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 40 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Ultrasound showing communication of cyst with calyces

    The cystic lesion in relation to upper pole of kidney shows communication with upper calyx of kidney.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Ultrasound image

    Ultrasound image showing cystic lesion with echoes and curled up membranes.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    CECT showing cystic lesion in upper pole of right kidney

    Cystic lesion in relation to upper pole of right kidney with sir foci within.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Sagittal CECT image

    Sagittal images shoe that lesion shows cleavage plane with liver preserved, hence the lesion is primarily of kidney. Communication with calyces is also evident.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Post nephrectomy kidney specimen

    Nephrectomy specimen showing cystic lesion in upper pole which on histopathological examination was confirmed to be echinococcosis infection

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Experimental; Procedure: Surgery; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
The cystic lesion in relation to upper pole of kidney shows communication with upper calyx of kidney.
 
Ultrasound image showing cystic lesion with echoes and curled up membranes.
 
Cystic lesion in relation to upper pole of right kidney with sir foci within.
 
Sagittal images shoe that lesion shows cleavage plane with liver preserved, hence the lesion is primarily of kidney. Communication with calyces is also evident.
 
Nephrectomy specimen showing cystic lesion in upper pole which on histopathological examination was confirmed to be echinococcosis infection
 
 
 
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