Items tagged “cirrhosis”

19 results found
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Hepatic cirrhosis

CIRRHOSIS IN CHRO...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Ruslan Esedov
Published 12 Nov 2009
50% complete
CT
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Cirrhosis, secondary to chronic hepatitis B

Liver Cirrhosis
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 01 Mar 2010
56% complete
CTUltrasound
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Liver cirrhosis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 27 Mar 2010
39% complete
CT
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Gastroesophageal varices

CT Portal
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Bruno Di Muzio
Published 14 Dec 2010
95% complete
CT
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Liver cirrhosis with splenomegaly

Left image : simp...
Dr M Osama Yonso
Published 26 Apr 2012
22% complete
Ultrasound
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Hepatocellular carcinoma with portal vein tumour thrombosis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Published 18 Dec 2012
77% complete
CT
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Confluent hepatic fibrosis

Confluent hepatic fibrosis is a possible result of chronic injury to the liver, most commonly from cirrhosis or hepatic vascular injury. Radiographic features Confluent hepatic fibrosis is a cause of wedge-shaped or concave-marginated abnormalities in the cirrhotic liver: It occurs more freque...
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LR2 cirrhosis-associated nodule

LR2 cirrhosis-associated nodules are defined as "probably benign" according to the LI-RADS classification system. They are a common finding in a cirrhotic liver and do not need to be mentioned in the report.  Radiographic features The nodule must demonstrate all of the following: diameter <20...
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Hepatic siderotic nodules

Hepatic siderotic nodules are a type of regenerative nodule formed in a cirrhotic liver. They occur in hepatic haemosiderosis. The nodules have an increased iron content compared with other regenerative nodules. They may be nondysplastic or dysplastic. Pathology The reason why these nodules co...
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Portal vein thrombosis

Portal vein thrombosis may be seen in a variety of clinical contexts, and when acute can be a life-threatening condition. It is a major cause of noncirrhotic presinusoidal portal hypertension. Portal vein thrombus may be either bland or malignant (i.e. tumour thrombus), and it is a critical find...
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Cirrhosis

Cirrhosis is the common endpoint of a wide variety of chronic liver disease processes which cause hepatocellular necrosis. Cirrhosis can be diagnosed with ultrasound, CT, and MRI, and these imaging modalities can also be used to evaluate for possible complications of cirrhosis, such as portal hy...
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Autoimmune hepatitis

Autoimmune hepatitis is a rare type of chronic hepatitis, currently classified as "type 1" or "type 2". It may eventually lead to cirrhosis. The role of imaging is primarily to exclude other diagnoses and evaluate for complications. Epidemiology It may occur in children or adults, but most pat...
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Hepatitis B virus

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a circular DNA virus endemic in many parts of the world. It is a risk factor for the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Clinical presentation Acute HBV infection is most often subclinical and asymptomatic. Symptomatic patients (~33%) may experience fever,...
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Hepatitis C virus

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is an RNA virus and a member of the Flaviviridae family. It is a risk factor for the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Pathology Route of transmission The most common route of transmission is through blood products and contaminated needles. Unprotected sex...
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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) occurs when fat is deposited into hepatocytes without a known cause (such as with alcoholic fatty liver disease). The deposition of fat may lead to hepatic inflammation (hepatitis) and may eventually lead to cirrhosis. Terminology "Nonalcoholic fatty li...
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Cirrhotic liver in Wilson disease

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 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr G Balachandran
Published 10 Jan 2009
77% complete
CT
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Reverse target sign (cirrhotic nodules)

A reverse target sign is a potential ultrasound marker for cirrhotic nodules on ultrasound.It represents central iso-hyperechogenecity with surrounding hyperechoic rim .This sign is useful to differentiate metastases from cirrhotic nodules where target sign is seen in liver metastases.
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Hepatocellular carcinoma

Dr Mohammad A. ElBeialy
Published 26 Apr 2014
65% complete
MRI
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Right posterior hepatic notch sign

The right posterior hepatic notch sign is a sharp indentation of the normally smooth posterior right hepatic lobe margin. It is associated with cirrhosis, although the mechanism is not entirely clear. It has been suggested that this may be an indication of relative caudate lobe hypertrophy and d...

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