Simple hepatic cysts

Case contributed by Dr Karwan T. Khoshnaw


Non-specific abdominal pain for 1 month duration

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female

Liver shows two well defined cystic lesions largest one is located in the segment IVa and is measuring 28*25mm, the cysts contain clear fluid of water density with thin imperceptible non enhancing wall. No internal septations or mural calcifications could be seen, the findings in favor of simple hepatic cysts.

Case Discussion

Simple hepatic cysts are one of the commonest liver lesions, occurring in ~2-7% of the population, There may be a slight female predilection.

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Case information

rID: 64517
Published: 27th Nov 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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