Multiple hepatic hemangiomas

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Hepatic focal lesions visualized on ultrasound.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

Non-enhanced CT scan shows multiple hypoattenuating lesions in the liver. In arterial phase and venous phase contrast material enhanced CT scans show progressive, peripheral, globular enhancement, which is highly suggestive of hemangioma.

Case Discussion

This case shows the pathognomonic features of hepatic haemangiomas, namely, peripheral nodular enhancement and progressive centripetal fill-in.

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Case information

rID: 22708
Published: 18th Apr 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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