Hepatocellular carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Known chronic hepatitis C and liver cirrhosis.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

On surveillance US, a hypoechoic lesion was noted in segment 3 of the liver and demonstrated vascularity on Doppler study.


CT scan of the abdomen with quadriphasic liver protocol was performed which confirmed the presence of a hyper-vascular lesion in segment 3, demonstrating washout on portovenous phase.

Case Discussion

A diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma was entertained.

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Case information

rID: 9982
Case created: 4th Jun 2010
Last edited: 30th Oct 2016
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