The many faces of hydatid disease

  • A Lawson
  • A Parrish
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A 35-year-old man presented with a right chest wall mass. Chest radiographs
revealed pleural thickening underlying a soft tissue mass which obscured the 5th to 7th ribs, and an expansile osteolytic lesion of the 7th rib. Ultrasound examination demonstrated a fluid-filled cystic lesion of the chest wall with intrathoracic extension.

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eISSN: 2078-6778
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