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Intrabiliary rupture of hepatic hydatid cyst: MRI findings

  • Authors: Murmura, E.; Tornambe, G.; Murmura, B.; LA GRUTTA, L.; Aiello, A.; Maltese, L.; Midiri, M.; Barbiera, F.
  • Publication year: 2016
  • Type: Proceedings (TIPOLOGIA NON ATTIVA)
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The hydatid cyst is a parasitic disease mainly caused by Echinococcus granulosus. One of the most frequent complications of hepatic hydatid disease is rupture of cysts into the bile ducts, but only a few case reports to our knowledge described MRCP observations of biliary rupture. We expose the main MRI imaging findings of intrabiliary rupture of hepatic hydatid cyst.