Light bulb sign (hepatic haemangioma)

The light bulb sign of a hepatic haemangioma is a feature than can be seen on MRI imaging with a classic hepatic haemangioma. This refers to marked hyperintensity seen on heavily T2 weighted sequences that has been likened to a glowing light bulb.

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rID: 26170
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Light bulb sign of hepatic haemangioma
  • Light bulb sign of hepatic hemangioma
  • Light bulb sign of hepatic haemangiomas
  • Light bulb sign of hepatic hemangiomas
  • Light bulb sign of a hepatic haemangioma
  • Light bulb sign - hepatic hemangioma

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