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06 March 2023: Articles

Giant Hydatid Cyst with Diaphragmatic, Pericardial, and Hepatic Involvement: Use of Extracorporeal Circulation for Major Liver Resection: A Case Report and Literature Review

Challenging differential diagnosis, Unusual or unexpected effect of treatment, Rare disease

Valentina Galvis A* , Carlos Eduardo Rey Chaves A , Danny Conde A , Mauricio Peláez A , Juan Carlos Sabogal Olarte A

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.938601

Am J Case Rep 2023; 24:e938601

Figure 2. (A) Abdominal MRI with contrast, coronal plane. (B) Abdominal MRI with contrast, transverse plane. Multiloculated cystic mass, which is hyperintense in T2, hypointense in T1, with diffusion restriction and peripheral enhancement postcontrast. It involves the hepatic parenchyma (segments I, II, and IV), subphrenic space and the right hemidiaphragm, with approximate dimensions of 50×106×171 mm. At the base of the right hemithorax, an image of similar characteristics is identified, which has dimensions of 48×76×71 mm. In the hepatic segment II, a small 8-mm cyst is identified.

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923