Hydatid cyst

What is Hydatid cyst?

A cyst formed in the liver, or, less frequently, elsewhere, by the larval stage of Echinococcus, chiefly in ruminants; two morphologic forms caused by Echinococcus granulosus are found in humans: the unilocular hydatid cyst and the osseous hydatid cyst; a third form in humans is the alveolar hydatid cyst, caused by Echinococcus multilocularis.

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Went into the ER for symptoms of apendicidus, they did CT scan ruled out apendendidus, found a cyst on liver 5.8 cm and cyst on overaies. I...

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Hello, rimanu8,
The cysts can occur without any symptoms unless they are very big
and put pressure on the surrounding structures or bleed or even...

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Hello, I am a 46 year British woman 5ft4 and 9 stone 4lbs who has been living in Zambia for 12 years. I have been having some lower back pain over...

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* Usually x-ray does not differentiate hydatid cyst and...

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I went for a transvaginal ultrasound this morning and was told I had a paraovarian cyst and that these were common. Now Ièm really...

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Hi,

Thanks for your query.

A para-ovarian cyst (POC), also sometimes known as a para tubal cyst or a hydatid cyst of Morgagni 14, is a type of...

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Hello, I am a 46 year British woman 5ft4 and 9 stone 4lbs who has been living in Zambia for 12 years. I have been having some lower back pain over...

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In 2007 a CT showed a liver cyst 5.0cm in size. A newer CT in 2014 showed it had increased to 6.7 cm in size . I fairly often have pain in that...

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I had a recent CT scan without contrast a few weeks ago of abdomen due to extreme pain- there was a simple cyst in liver detected measuring 2.8 x...

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I have a MRI report done that says I have Hepatic lesions compatible with cysts. When the MRI was done they also found an oblong parapelvic cyst of...

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my daughter was diagnosed with a liver cyst that is about the size of a large melon. Have you experienced a cyst this large before. She was rushed...

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