Pseudosolid appearance of simple and echinococcal cysts on ultrasonography : a report of 2 cases

Schulman, A. ; Van Jaarsveld, J. ; Loxton, A. J. ; Grove, W. H. (1983)


The original publication is available at


The 2 cases reported here indicate that on ultrasound examination uninfected simple and echinoccocal cysts can sometimes show a pseudosolid internal consistency like that of a neoplasm, probably owing to floating crystals or particles. This has important implications as far as further diagnostic and therapeutic measures are concerned. The presence of a regular and well-defined rim remains an important clue to the possible cystic nature of such lesions.

Please refer to this item in SUNScholar by using the following persistent URL:
This item appears in the following collections: