Case 49:   Echinococcosis, alveolar

Diagnostic Category:

CT: Typical: cluster of cysts ("multiloculated")

Imaging Findings:

58 year old woman with typical manifestation of alveolar echinococcosis (E. multilocularis). Cluster of complex cysts, with non enhancing debris centrally, mimicking scars, but representing parasitic material. Courtesy PD Dr. Markus Juchems, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Ulm, Germany.