From the case: Caput medusae

CT
Sagittal C+ portal venous phase
System: Hepatobiliary
Section: Signs
Tag: refs
Modality: CT (C+ portal venous phase)

- “ Striking findings of caput medusae in this patient with portal hypertension. The recanalized veins are markedly dilated with a large caput medusa...”

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  • Caput medusae sign (portal hypertension) - “ The caput medusae sign is seen in patients with severe portal hypertension. It describes the appearance of distended and engorged paraumbilical ve...”

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