Hepatic haemangioma

Case contributed by Dr Abhijit Chikhlikar

Patient Data

Age: 38
Gender: Male

Hyperechoic liver nodule located at the bifurcation of the vessel on color & power doppler study.

Case Discussion

This is a presumptive diagnosis based on sonographic findings.

Hepatic haemangiomas are typically well defined hyperechoic lesions on ultrasound (this is not a specific finding). A small proportion (10%) however are hypoechoic. They may or may not show peripheral feeding vessels on colour Doppler. 

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Case information

rID: 21028
Published: 30th Dec 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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