Hepatic angiomyolipoma

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Incidental hyperechoic lesion on ultrasound.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female
MRI

Sharply delineated round lesion neighbouring the gallbladder with signal loss on spectral fat sat and opposed-phase chemical shift images. Moderate enhancement after contrast (from 200 to 300 arbitrary units).

Case Discussion

In a lesion with predominant fat content, the diagnosis can be made with a relatively high degree of certainty. However, fat inclusions have also been described in hepatocellular carcinomas.

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Case information

rID: 20088
Case created: 2nd Nov 2012
Last edited: 6th Sep 2017
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