Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Incidental lesion on ultrasound of the liver (not shown).

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male

CT Liver

The liver is cirrhotic and demonstrates a large (6cm) hypervascular lesion in the segment IVA that shows washout on the subsequent portal venous and delayed phases. Minor shunting of the contrast to the hepatic vein is demonstrated during arterial phase.  The features are consistent with hepatocellular carcinoma. No other focal hepatic lesion is identified. The portal and hepatic veins are patent. 

Case Discussion

Typical imaging features of HCC in a cirrhotic patient. 

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Case information

rID: 60585
Published: 29th May 2018
Last edited: 2nd Jun 2018
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