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Gastrointestinal Radiology

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 39–42 | Cite as

MR imaging in hydatid disease of the liver

  • Frederick L. Hoff
  • Alex M. Aisen
  • Mark E. Walden
  • Gary M. Glazer
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Abstract

We describe the appearance on MR of hydatid disease of the liver in 2 patients. The lesions were well demonstrated using spin-echo pulse sequences, and could be easily seen with either T1 or T2 weighting; however, maximum information was obtained using both. In these 2 cases, a thin, low signal boundary was noted around the cysts; this finding may prove useful in differential diagnosis.

Key words

Hydatid cysts, diagnosis Liver, magnetic resonance imaging 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederick L. Hoff
    • 1
  • Alex M. Aisen
    • 1
  • Mark E. Walden
    • 1
  • Gary M. Glazer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Michigan HospitalsAnn ArborUSA

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