Journal of Clinical Medicine Research, ISSN 1918-3003 print, 1918-3011 online, Open Access
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Case Report

Volume 3, Number 1, February 2011, pages 52-54

Primary Hydatid Cyst: An Unusual Cause of a Mass in the Supraclavicular Region of the Neck


Figure 1..
Figure 1.. Coronal T2-weighted MRI showing a unilocular, well-defined and high signal intensity cystic lesion with hypointense rim.
Figure 2..
Figure 2.. Contrast-enhanced axial T1-weighted MRI showing a well-defined hypointense cystic mass with a periferic enhancement.
Figure 3..
Figure 3.. A view of the resected cyst and its germinative membrane.
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Figure 4.. Microscopic examination of the specimen demonstrating a thick collagenous fibrotic cyst wall surrounded by a striated muscle fibril and a free scolex in the cyst lumen.