Hepatocellular carcinoma

Case contributed by Hani Makky Al Salam


Known chronic hepatitis C and liver cirrhosis.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


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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