Case Report
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2015.
World J Radiol. Jul 28, 2015; 7(7): 180-183
Published online Jul 28, 2015. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v7.i7.180
Table 1 Sonographic appearance of hydatid cysts in Gharbi classification[5]
Type IWell-defined, purely anechoic lesions that may be indistinguishable from simple renal cysts. Multiple echogenic foci due to hydatid sands may be seen in the cyst (22%)
Type IIFocal or diffuse detachment of the inner germinal layer results in a floating membrane inside the cyst (4%)
Type IIIMultiseptated cysts with multiple daughter cysts (54%)
Type IVHeterogeneous, solid appearance with infolded membranes, and internal echoes (12%)
Type VSolid appearance, calcifications in the cyst wall, and germinative membranes (8%)