Multicenteric hepatocellular carcinoma with arteriovenous shunt

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Known patient with liver cirrhosis developed dyspnea and chest tightness

Patient Data

Age: 50 years old
Gender: Male

Multiple hepatic focal lesions that display early arterial enhancement followed by rapid washout in portal venous phase. Early filling of the left hepatic vein which appears abnormally dilated suggest A-V fistulous communication. Transient hepatic attenuation difference is also noted at right and left lobes.

Diagnosis Multicentric hepatocellular carcinoma with A-V fistula

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rID: 22888
Published: 1st May 2013
Last edited: 21st Feb 2016
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