Diffuse hepatic steatosis

Case contributed by Dr Vikas Shah

Presentation

Mildly abnormal LFTs.

MRI

Diffuse reduction in liver signal intensity on the T1 out-of-phase image compared to the in-phase image, consistent with diffuse steatosis.

Case Discussion

This pattern of signal intensity change is the opposite to that found with hemochromatosis.

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Case information

rID: 69379
Published: 9th Jul 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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