Question:

Regarding diaphragmatic location of hyatid cysts ,following are true except;
1. Diaphragmatic location is common.
2. Most of these are generally associated with liver disease.
3. Cysts may split the leaves of the diaphragm.
4. The CT findings consist of thickened and lobulated diaphragm with unilocular or multilocular cysts.
5. Multiplanar thoracoabdominal MRI or reformatted CT scans may help to show its topographical relationships





Answer:

The correct answer for the question "Regarding diaphragmatic location of hyatid cysts ,following are true except;" is:

1. Diaphragmatic location is common.



Explanation

diaphragmatic localization is very rare, with an incidence of 1%, and most of these are generally associated with liver disease



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Hydatid cysts in abdominal wall and ovary in a case of diffuse abdominal hydatidosis: Imaging and pathological correlation
Radiology Case. 2009 May; 3(5):25-31


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Hydatid cysts in abdominal wall and ovary in a case of diffuse abdominal hydatidosis: Imaging and pathological correlation

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Abstract
We report a case of diffuse abdominal hydatidosis with correlation of imaging findings with gross pathology. The patient had involvement of liver, diaphragm, pelvic cavity, ovary and abdominal wall. Hydatid cysts were morphologically different from each other including calcified, uniloculated and multiloculated cystic lesions. Our case is rare as ovary and abdominal wall involvement is described in less than 1 % cases of hydatid disease.






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