Items tagged “liver”

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Mallory bodies

Mallory bodies are cytoplasmic eosinophylic inclusions in hepatocytes, associated with ballooning and inflammation, found in: alcoholic fatty liver disease and hepatitis non-alcoholic fatty liver disease hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) cholestasis
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Liver

The liver is the largest abdominal organ that plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It is one of very few organs that has the ability to regen...
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Focal nodular hyperplasia: very large

FNH Arterial
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 15 Aug 2009
59% complete
CT
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Focal nodular hyperplasia

Focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) is a regenerative mass lesion of the liver and the second most common benign liver lesion (most common is cavernous haemangioma). Many FNHs have characteristic radiographic features in multimodality imaging, but some lesions may be atypical in appearance. FNHs are...
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Epiploic appendagitis and fatty liver

Epiploic appendag...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 20 Aug 2009
62% complete
CT
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Budd-Chiari syndrome

Budd-Chiari syndrome refers to the clinical picture that occurs when there is partial or complete hepatic venous outflow obstruction. Epidemiology Budd-Chiari syndrome is rare. A Japanese study estimated the prevalence to be in the region of 2.4 cases/million 4.  In Western populations, the mo...
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Submassive hepatic necrosis

Hepatic necrosis T2
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 24 Aug 2009
59% complete
MRI
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Hepatocellular carcinoma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 24 Aug 2009
45% complete
CT
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Hepatocellular carcinoma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 24 Aug 2009
65% complete
CT
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Liver tumours

Liver tumours, like tumours of any organ can be classified as primary or secondary. Metastases Liver metastases are by far the most common hepatic malignancy, with many of the most common primaries readily seeding to the liver. This is especially the case with gastrointestinal tract tumours, d...
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Hypervascular liver lesions

Hypervascular liver lesions may be caused by primary liver pathology or metastatic disease. Differential diagnosis Primary lesions hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) most common hypervascular primary liver malignancy early arterial phase enhancement and then rapid wash out rim enhancement of c...
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Focal hepatic steatosis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 30 Aug 2009
59% complete
CTUltrasoundMRI
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Portal hypertension

Portal hypertension is defined as portal venous pressure greater than 12 mmHg. Pathology Causes can be split in their relation to the hepatic sinusoids: pre-sinusoidal portal vein thrombosis extrinsic compression of portal vein Schistosomiasis (S. mansoni or S. japonicum) sinusoidal cirr...
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Focal hepatic steatosis: mass-like

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 30 Aug 2009
50% complete
MRICT
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Hepatic adenoma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 30 Aug 2009
75% complete
UltrasoundCTMRI
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Hepatic adenoma and concurrent focal nodular hyperplasia

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 30 Aug 2009
80% complete
MRI
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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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Haemochromatosis

Haemochromatosis is an iron overload disorder characterised by a progressive increase in total body iron stores and deposition of iron in some non-reticuloendothelial system (RES) body organs which results in some instances in organ dysfunction. This article focus on the general principles of h...
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Primary sclerosing cholangitis

Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is an uncommon idiopathic inflammatory condition, which affects the biliary tree resulting in multiple strictures and eventual cirrhosis. The diagnosis can be made when there are classical imaging features in the correct clinical context, and secondary cause...
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Liver metastases from carcinoid

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 02 Sep 2009
53% complete
CT

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