Ultrasound guided liver biopsy

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Patient referred for investigation of liver metastasis with unknown origin.

Patient Data

Age: 83
Gender: Female

Multiple hypovascular hepatic nodules. The largest and superficial one was chosen for core-biopsy. 


US shows liver with diffuse texture and ill-defined nodules. The largest one, selected on previous CT study, was chosen and biopsied. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates a hepatic core-biopsy guided by ultrasound

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Case information

rID: 31841
Published: 2nd Nov 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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