HCC with tumour thrombus

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

History of liver mass for evaluation. Hepatitis screening in our institute reveals that the patient is positive for Hep-C.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Quadraphasic liver scan was performed which demonstrates a large mass infiltrate segment 7 and 8 of the liver, enhancing during the arterial phase and washout in portovenous phase consistent with hepatocellular carcinoma. The liver otherwise is unremarkable. No features of cirrhosis or portal hypertension are noted. Incidental gallbladder stones are seen.

Followup - 2 months later

Modality: CT

On follow up study after 2 months the patient develops tumor thrombus involving the middle hepatic vein extending into the IVC.

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Case Information

rID: 10085
Case created: 25th Jun 2010
Last edited: 5th Dec 2015
Tag: hcc
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