Multiple giant hepatic haemangiomas

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou


Abdominal pain and discomfort

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Multiple hepatic focal lesions the one involving the left lobe is giant and they are displaying typical incomplete closed iris sign due to centripetal contrast filling.

Modality: Photo

photos illustrate closed iris sign

Case Discussion

Giant hepatic haemangiomas are associated with Kasabach-Merritt syndrome. Haemangiomas are multiple in 10% of cases.

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Case Information

rID: 24118
Case created: 29th Jul 2013
Last edited: 9th Dec 2015
Tag: liver
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