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Case 1656

A case of hydatid disease of the heart: evaluation with CT and MRI

Author(s)
A. Athanassopoulou, E. Kailidou, S. Lamprou, A. Tsoukas*, J. Papaeliou
 
Patient
female, 65 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 18.11.2002
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.1656
  • Section Cardiovascular
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Senior
  • Views 5573
  • Language(s)
  • Figure 1
    CT of hydatid disease of the heart
     

    CT scan showing multiple cystic masses (5-15Hs) in the left atrium, at the root of the pulmonary artery, and at the right pulmonary parenchyma.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT of hydatid disease of the heart;

    CT scan showing multiple cystic masses (5-15Hs) near the left atrium,the right atrium and at the right pulmonary parenchyma.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT of hydatid disease of the heart;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    MRI T1-weighted axial image of hydatid disease of the heart
     

    The masses have the characteristic signal intensity of a cystic lesion with low signal intensity on T1-weighted images with sharp and regular margins.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MRI T1-weighted axial image of hydatid disease of the heart;

    The masses have the characteristic signal intensity of a cystic lesion with low signal intensity on T1-weighted images with sharp and regular margins.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MRI T1-weighted axial image of hydatid disease of the heart;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    MRI T2-weighted axial image of hydatid disease of the heart
     

    The masses have the characteristic signal intensity of a cystic lesion with high signal intensity on T2-weighted images with sharp and regular margins.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MRI T2-weighted axial image of hydatid disease of the heart;

    The masses have the characteristic signal intensity of a cystic lesion with high signal intensity on T2-weighted images with sharp and regular margins.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MRI T2-weighted axial image of hydatid disease of the heart;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    MRI T2-weighted coronal image of hydatid disease of the heart
     

    The masses have the characteristic signal intensity of a cystic lesion with high signal intensity on T2-weighted images with sharp and regular margins.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MRI T2-weighted coronal image of hydatid disease of the heart;

    The masses have the characteristic signal intensity of a cystic lesion with high signal intensity on T2-weighted images with sharp and regular margins.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MRI T2-weighted coronal image of hydatid disease of the heart;
     
     
CT scan showing multiple cystic masses (5-15Hs) in the left atrium, at the root of the pulmonary artery, and at the right pulmonary parenchyma.
 
CT scan showing multiple cystic masses (5-15Hs) near the left atrium,the right atrium and at the right pulmonary parenchyma.
 
The masses have the characteristic signal intensity of a cystic lesion with low signal intensity on T1-weighted images with sharp and regular margins.
 
The masses have the characteristic signal intensity of a cystic lesion with low signal intensity on T1-weighted images with sharp and regular margins.
 
The masses have the characteristic signal intensity of a cystic lesion with high signal intensity on T2-weighted images with sharp and regular margins.
 
The masses have the characteristic signal intensity of a cystic lesion with high signal intensity on T2-weighted images with sharp and regular margins.
 
The masses have the characteristic signal intensity of a cystic lesion with high signal intensity on T2-weighted images with sharp and regular margins.
 
The masses have the characteristic signal intensity of a cystic lesion with high signal intensity on T2-weighted images with sharp and regular margins.
 
 
 
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