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n.1.(Zool.) The outside covering of the Bryozoa.
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As soon as the cyst was punctured the patient developed chills and rigor and fever intensified and real time Ultrasound showed typical picture of hydatid cyst with "Water lily sign" with the endocyst floating free in the ectocyst (Figure 2).
Endocystectomy with partial pericystectomy was done without any intraperitoneal spillage and the margins of the pelvic peritoneum and remnant ectocyst sutured.
A computed tomography scan of the chest was performed, which confirmed a ruptured hydatid cyst with the ectocyst lying collapsed within the pericyst.