Multiple giant hepatic haemangiomas

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Abdominal pain and discomfort

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

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.

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
Published: 29th Jul 2013
Last edited: 7th Jun 2018
Tag: liver
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