Acute viral hepatitis

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda

Presentation

Patient presented with severe right hypochondrial pain.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years.
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Enlarged liver of bright echopattern with marked gall bladder wall thickening and edema denoting acute cholecystopathy.

CT

Enlarged liver of homogenous CT texture. It has periportal tracking with halo and hypoattenuation suggesting edema. Gall bladder has marked wall thickening with contracted lumen and hyperdense inner wall. No visible calculi inside. Multiple small porta hepatise lymph nodes are seen associated with mild fat stranding.

 

Case Discussion

CT findings in diffuse parenchymal hepatic inflammmation, proved to be viral hepatitis.

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Case information

rID: 43079
Case created: 22nd Feb 2016
Last edited: 25th Feb 2016
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