Case 44:   Cyst

Diagnostic Category:

Clinical Presentation:

55 year old woman with incidental finding on CT performed for lower abdominal and pelvic pain.

US: Foregut cyst

Imaging Findings:

Ultrasound demonstrates pericapsular foregut cyst in typical location adjacent to segment 4A. Cyst content is slightly echogenic, wall of the cyst is perceptible, both of which features are typical. Note that ultrasounds denotes extrahepatic location of the cyst better than CT, which is key to the diagnosis.