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Table 1 The main clinical features corresponding to each hydatid cyst

From: Primitive isolated hydatid cyst of the spleen: total splenectomy versus spleen saving surgical modalities

Patient Sex Age Discovery Cyst location Gharbi classification Maximal diameter (cm) Surgical technique Post-operative complication requiring surgical/percutaneous treatment
1 Male 17 Dyspepsia Inferior polar Type III 7.2 Protruding dome resection None
2 Male 54 Incidental (Renal colic) Inferior polar Type II 4 Partial splenectomy Hemorrhage
3 Male 62 Abdominal pain
Left upper quadrant of abdomen
Superior polar Type I 5.7 Protruding dome resection Abscess in the residual cavity
4 Female 46 Incidental (biliary colic) Centro-parenchymal Type III 7.5 Total splenectomy none
5 Female 39 Palpable Mass
Left upper quadrant of abdomen
Inferior polar Type III 14 Total splenectomy None
6 Female 43 Abdominal pain
Left upper quadrant of abdomen
Inferior polar Type IV 16 Total splenectomy None
7 Female 29 Incidental (Hepatitis B) Inferior polar Type I 2.9 Pericystectomy None
8 Female 51 Incidental (biliary colic) Centro-parenchymal Type III 6 Total splenectomy None