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Abdomen » Hepatobiliary
Hydatid cyst of the liver
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Author(s) :
Vikas Arora, MD
 
Presentation A young man presents with pain in the right upper hypochondrium. An ultrasound was performed.
 
 
 
Caption: Sagittal view of the liver
Description: A well-defined, rounded complex cystic mass is noted in the liver. A hydatid cyst containing multiple daughter cysts often has this ultrasonic appearance.
 
 
 
Caption: Oblique image of the liver
Description: The hydatid cyst with multiple daughter cysts is noted again.
 
Differential Diagnosis Hydatid cyst of the liver, pyogenic abscess, amoebic abscess
 
Final Diagnosis Hydatid cyst of the liver
 
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