Hepatic lipoma

Case contributed by Ayaz Hidayatov
Diagnosis almost certain


Right flank pain. Non-contrast CT was performed to exclude urolithiasis.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

CT demonstrated a hypodense homogenous well defined rounded focal hepatic mass, measured 8 mm in diameter with a mean density -120-140 HU. Findings most consistent with a lipoma.

Case Discussion

Hepatic lipomas are asymptomatic extremely rare mesenchymal benign tumors. They are usually discovered incidentally and there is no risk of malignant transformation.

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