Atypical hepatic hemangioma - bright dot sign

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem

Presentation

Small hyperechoic focal lesion was seen on ultrasound.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

Small right lobe hypoattenuating focus with a central small area of increased attenuation being the bright dot sign of atypical liver hemangioma, in venous phase the high attenuating center is still obviously a little increased in size. Delayed phase of contrast shows homogeneous liver parenchyma.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates CT findings of an atypical hepatic hemangioma with the bright dot sign. A follow up was requested.

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Case information

rID: 63798
Published: 20th Oct 2018
Last edited: 22nd Oct 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zagazig University Hospital

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