Hepatic haemangiomata

Case contributed by Dr Ali Abougazia

Presentation

Abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female
Modality: CT
Normal size of the liver with diffuse low attenuation of its parenchyma. Two well defined hypodense hepatic focal lesions are seen in subsegments II and V measuring 1.9 X 1.5 and 2.7 X 2.2 cm respectively. They show early peripheral nodular enhancement in the arterial phase with progressive centripetal filling-in in the portal-venous and delayed phases. Two similar suncentimetric lesions are seen in subsegment VII. Complementary ultrasound showed these lesions to be hyperechoic with weak posterior acoustic enhancement.
Modality: Ultrasound

The lesion is hyperechoic on US.

Case Discussion

Diffuse fatty infiltration of the liver and multiple hepatic focal lesions with morphologic criteria diagnostic of hepatic haemangiomata.

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Case Information

rID: 22796
Case created: 24th Apr 2013
Last edited: 20th Feb 2016
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