Multiple giant hepatic hemangiomas

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 hemangiomas are associated with Kasabach-Merritt syndrome. Hemangiomas are multiple in 10% of cases.

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Case information

rID: 24118
Published: 29th Jul 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: liver
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included