Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 2, Number 6, December 2011, pages 243-245

Primary Hydatid Cyst of Vastus Lateralis Muscle


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Contrast enhanced MR image shows that lesion is restricted to musculature. Note marked enhancement of cystic walls.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Echinococcal cysts excised from vastus lateralis - Gross specimen.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Cuticular membrane of the cyst hydatid and scolices in soft tissue (Hematoxylin-Eosin stain, x400).