Case of the Month September 2014, Page 4

The liver is the most commonly involved organ in hydatid disease and is involved in up to 75% of cases. For this reason, abdominal imaging is indicated in patients with known hydatid disease elsewhere.

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Figure 4: Example of hydatid disease in the liver.

What is the optimal imaging modality for suspected hydatid disease in the chest?
    A. MRI
    B. CT
    D. X-RAY

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