CT
Axial C+ portal venous phase
Modality: CT (C+ portal venous phase)

- “ Aspiration of cyst contents show:No malignant cells are identified. There is abundant bile pigment and necrotic material. No scolices are present....”

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  • Hepatic hydatid infection - “ Hepatic hydatid disease is a parasitic zoonosis caused by the Echinococcus tapeworm. In the liver, two agents are recognised as causing disease in...”
  • Hepatic abscess - “ Hepatic abscesses, like abscesses elsewhere, are localised collections of necrotic inflammatory tissue caused by bacterial, parasitic or fungal ag...”
  • Cystic lesions of the liver (differential) - “ Cystic lesions of liver carry a broad differential diagnosis. These include: simple cysts simple hepatic cyst biliary hamartoma Caroli disease...”
  • Hepatic metastases - “ Hepatic metastases are 18-40 times more common than primary liver tumours 6. Ultrasound, CT, and MRI are all useful for detection of hepatic metas...”

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