Fat containing liver lesions

A variety of benign and malignant liver lesions may contain macroscopic and/or intracytoplasmic fat in sufficient quantities enabling characterization on imaging studies. Most fat containing liver lesions (80%) in patients with cirrhosis are malignant, most of which are hepatocellular carcinoma 3.

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rID: 17270
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Fatty lesions of the liver
  • Fatty liver lesions
  • Fat containing liver lesions
  • Fat containing liver lesion

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    Case 1: hepatic angiomyolipoma
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    Case 2: focal hepatic steatosis
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    Case 3: HCC in phase
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    Case 3: HCC out of phase
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    Case 4: hepatic lipoma
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