Case 52:   Echinococcosis, cystic (hydatid)

Diagnostic Category:

Clinical Presentation:

12 year old boy with fever.

CT: WHO type CE2: Daughther cyst and detached membrane.

Imaging Findings:

CT shows hydatid cyst with solitary mother cyst and one small daughter cyst posteriorly. Damaged (slightly detached) endocyst membrane anteriorly and posteriorly.

Courtesy Dr. Ayse Secil Eksioglu, Dr. Sami Ulus Women and Children's Hospital, Department of Radiology, Ankara, Turkey.