Type CE2 disease in a 35-year-old Han male patient.

Abstract

<p>The patient experienced intermittent fever, shortness of breath, chest tightness, cough, and expectoration of a white-capsule-like substance for one month and aggravation of symptoms for 3 days. He did not experience any itching or palpitation. Physical examination showed dullness on percussion in the right lung and decreased respiratory movement. He underwent two surgeries for hepatic hydatid disease in 1995 and 2003. A CT image showed multiple hydatid cysts in the right lung (A), chest cavity (B), and diaphragm apex. Compression atelectasis of the right lung and a large amount of pleural effusion on the right side was observed. Multiple hepatic hydatid cysts and a renal hydatid cyst with multiple daughter vesicles were also observed.</p

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