Hepatic haemangioma

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Echogenic liver mass on the left lobe seem on ultrasound examination.

Patient Data

Age: 71
Gender: Female

CT Abdomen (selected images)

There is a large lobulated solid and hypoattenuating on the left liver lobe. During the contrast enhancement phases this mass shows a centripetal progressive contrast enhancement that tends to become homogenous in the delayed acquisition. 

Case Discussion

The combination of the ultrasound and CT findings are in keeping with the diagnosis of a haemangioma. 

Hepatic haemangiomas are the most common primary benign liver neoplasms.

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Case information

rID: 20095
Case created: 3rd Nov 2012
Last edited: 9th Sep 2015
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