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Peritoneal hydatidosis
  1. Sameer Vyas,
  2. Mahesh Prakash,
  3. Niranjan Khandelwal
  1. Departments of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Sameer Vyas, Senior Research Associate, Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India; sameer574{at}yahoo.co.in

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A 35-year-old woman presented with progressive abdominal distension, which had lasted for 2 years. Multiple globular masses were palpable on abdominal examination. Abdominal CT (figure 1) showed multicentric multiloculated cystic lesions in the liver, spleen, perihepatic space, mesentery and pelvis, suggesting peritoneal hydatidosis. ELISA showed positive hydatid serology and confirmed the diagnosis.

Figure 1

Axial (A and B) and coronal reformatted (C) images of contrast enhanced …

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