Hydatid Cysts (Pulmonary Echinococciasis)
IMAGES 1-6: Gigantic Hydatid Cyst of the right lung in a 19-yo male smoker's case (preop imaging investigations).

IMAGES 7, 10: Large Hydatid Cyst of the right lung (RLL) in a 19-yo male smoker's case (2 pack-yrs): Intraoperative photographs (Prior to & Post Removal of the Cyst)

images 8-9: Sizeable Hydatid Cyst of the left lung (LLL) in a 19-yo male smoker's case (6 pack-yrs): Intraoperative photographs (Prior to & Post Removal of the Cyst)
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1. Preop CXR (anteroposterior): Gigantic Hydatid Cyst (18 x 12 cm, YELLOW arrows) of the right lung

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2. Preop CXR (lateral): Gigantic Hydatid Cyst (18 x 12 cm, YELLOW arrows) of the right lung

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3. Preop CT: Gigantic Hydatid Cyst (18 x 12 cm, YELLOW arrows) of the right lung, abutting the hilum vessels

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4. Preop CT: Gigantic Hydatid Cyst (18 x 12 cm, YELLOW arrows) of the right lung.

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5. Preop CT: Gigantic Hydatid Cyst (18 x 12 cm, YELLOW arrows) of the right lung.

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6. Preop CT: Gigantic Hydatid Cyst (18 x 12 cm, YELLOW arrows) of the right lung, abutting the hilum vessels & the heart

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7. Intraop photograph: Sizeable Hydatid Cyst (max.dim. 6 cm, YELLOW) of the pulm. RLLL (BLUE). GREEN: right hemidiaphragm

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8. Intraop photograph: Large Hydatid Cyst (6.9 x 5.4 cm, YELLOW arrows) of the pulm. LLL (BLUE arrows)

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9. Large hydatid Cyst (6.9 x 5.4 cm) of the LLL, entirely enucleated (specimen)

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10. Sizeable Hydatid Cyst (m.d. 6 cm, YELLOW arrows) of the RLL, wedgely resected. GREEN: wedge resection margins (specimen)