TITLE

EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT: Answer

PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Gut;Jun2005, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p842
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents answer to a quiz related to the diagnosis a 75 year old woman who was admitted to Elche University General Hospital for further evaluation of nausea and vomiting related to meals for one month. Helical computed tomography scan revealed a low density, well circumscribed cystic mass, 21 x 12 x22 cm in size, in the left hepatic lobe with multiple daughter cysts floating inside, compatible with a hydatid cyst. The bifiary system and spleen were normal . Results of serum IgG antibody titre to Echinococcus granulosus was higher than 1:2560. Likewise, a pretreatment magnetic resonance cholangiogram was performed ruling out bile leaks.
ACCESSION #
17176782

 

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