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Case 15329

Extrahepatic manifestations of pulmonary hydatidosis. About a case in anendemic zone in South America, Chile.

Author(s)
Paula Valenzuela Labra1, Camila Valenzuela Labra2, Raul Valenzuela Labra3, Raul Valenzuela Lopez4, Soledad Acuña Garces4, Maria Jose Gonzalez Suarez4

1Faculty of Dentistry, Universidad de Los Andes/Chile, 2Faculty of Nursing, Universidad de Los Andes/Chile, 3Radiology Service, Parral Hospital/Chile, 4Pediatric Service, Parral Hospital/Chile; Email:ravalenzuelalabra@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 14 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Chest x ray.

    It is noted an air-fluid level in lower left lobe.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: eLearning; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT axial plane.
     

    Mediastinal window. Lower left lobe cyst with air-fluid level, "floating" membranes and pleural effusion.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: eLearning; Special Focus: Cysts;

    Lung window.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: eLearning; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    CT coronal plane.

    Mediastinal window. Lower left lobe cyst with serpingenous hyperattenuating membranes

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: eLearning; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
It is noted an air-fluid level in lower left lobe.
 
Mediastinal window. Lower left lobe cyst with air-fluid level, "floating" membranes and pleural effusion.
 
Lung window.
 
Mediastinal window. Lower left lobe cyst with serpingenous hyperattenuating membranes
 
 
 
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