Zuber Ahmed

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Hydatid cyst is a disease caused by a parasitic tapeworm, Echinococcus granulosus, and most commonly involves liver and lung. Ruptured pulmonary hydatid cyst can present a diagnostic challenge, and radiograph can be inconclusive. Anaphylactic reaction is a rare complication of ruptured pulmonary hydatid cyst. A 22-year-old male came to our emergency(More)
CONTEXT Recurrent pneumothorax is common in cavitory pulmonary tuberculosis, but it is extremely rare in miliary tuberculosis. CASE REPORT A 25 year old female patient presented to us with the complains of shortness of breath since 3 days. She was also having fever and cough since 3 months. Chest roentgenogram (PA view) on admission showed a left sided(More)
Dear Sir, Giant pulmonary hydatid cyst is a rare clinical entity and can be a diagnostic challenge on chest radiograph. Here we are reporting a case of giant pulmonary hydatid cyst which mimicked as elevated diaphragm on chest radiograph. A 45-year-female patient presented to us with complaints of right-sided chest pain, dry cough, and low-grade fever since(More)
CONTEXT The most common malignancies associated with malignant pleural effusions are carcinomas of the breast, lung, gastrointestinal tract, ovary and lymphomas. Primary peritoneal adenocarcinoma is a very rare cause of malignant pleural effusion. CASE REPORT A 72-year old female patient presented to us with shortness of breath for the last 2 months. A(More)
Myelomatous pleural effusion is a very rare presentation of multiple myeloma. A 65-year-old male patient presented to us with complaints of dyspnea and left-sided chest pain. His contrast enhanced computed tomography of the thorax showed left-sided pleural effusion with multiple pleural nodules. His pleural fluid cytology shows malignant plasma cells with(More)
Both cerebral arterial aneurysm and arteriovenous malformation are cerebrovascular disease, which required immediate diagnosis and urgent treatment. Since the introduction of multislice CT scanners, CT angiography (CTA) has become a powerful tool for imaging the vascular system. The goal of this study is to compare catheter based angiography and CTA in the(More)
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