Carcinoid tumour with liver metastases

Case contributed by Dr Aliakbar Sahraei


65 year old woman known case of diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension who presented with pruritus.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female

Oval mesenteric mass with irregular surface contours, results in adipose tissue and adjacent vascular structure retraction without signs of vascular infiltration. The lesion is enhancing. Multiple small lymph nodes seen around the lesion

Liver contains multiple focal hypodense masses.


Case Discussion

Typical CT appearance of a mesenteric carcinoid tumour with classic desmoid reaction. The focal hepatic lesions representing metastases. The hepatic mass was biopsied and was consistent with a carcinoid tumour metastasis.

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Case information

rID: 42774
Published: 10th Feb 2016
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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