The 2001 World Health Organization (WHO) classification of hepatic hydatid cysts is used to assess the stage of hepatic hydatid cyst on ultrasound and is useful in deciding the appropriate management for it depending on the stage of the cyst. This classification was proposed by WHO in 2001 and at the time of writing (July 2016) remains the most In all other cysts in which the texture of the cyst matrix is of importance for classification CT performs moderately.
MRI has shortcomings in identifying details of the cyst wall, in particular calcifications which play some role in defining cyst Classification of Hydatid Cyst The World Health Organization (WHO) expert working group on echinococcosis has classified ultrasound images of hepatic cystic echinococcosis and has grouped the disease into 5 major cyst types.
15 Enrico Brunetti, Carlo Filice, Peter Schantz, Calum Macpherson, COMMENT ON 'CLASSIFICATION OF HYDATID LIVER CYSTS' BY KJOSSEV AND LOSANOFF.Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 2005, 20, 12, 1947Wiley Online Library fig3: WHO US classification of hydatid cysts. Mentions: In order to contribute for a clarification of the first point, it is proposed to divide the type 3, considering a type 3a and a type 3b, as represented in Figure 3 [17, 18.
The natural progression of hepatic echinococcal cysts is from type I to type III. Daughter cyst formation is part of the natural aging process. When hydatid cysts are infected, they lose their characteristic sonographic appearance and become diffusely hyperechoic. Classification system describing T (topography of the cyst), N (natural history of the cyst), R (recurrent cyst) and C (complication of the cyst). Consideration is given Hydatid cyst classification essay almost all aspects of classifying liver hydatid cysts.
A new concept for classification is presented which can become the basis for further multiinstitutional comparison of data. Intrabiliary Rupture of Hepatic Hydatid Cysts: Diagnostic Accuracy of MR Aye Erden 1, Necati rmeci 2, Suat Fitoz 1, lhan Erden 1, Sumru Tanju 1 and Yasemin Gen 3