Computed tomography of pulmonary hydatid disease.

@article{Saksouk1986ComputedTO,
  title={Computed tomography of pulmonary hydatid disease.},
  author={Faysal A. Saksouk and Marco Fahl and G K Rizk},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  year={1986},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={
          226-32
        }
}
The CT findings in 20 patients with pulmonary hydatid disease were reviewed. Sixty-four intrapulmonary cysts were imaged, 22% of which were ruptured or complicated. Simple hydatid cysts and water-density lung cysts of other etiology may have a similar CT appearance; however, the demonstration of the cystic nature of a lung lesion in endemic areas makes hydatid disease the primary consideration. Pathognomonic features in ruptured or complicated hydatid cysts that can be visualized better by CT… CONTINUE READING
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