EURORAD ESR

Case 12020

A rare case of urachal adenocarcinoma arising in urachal cyst: clinical and radiological features

Author(s)
Misciasci T, Di Caprera E, Girardi V, Giuricin V, Citraro D, Mataloni M, Simonetti G.

Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging,
Interventional Radiology and Radiation
Therapy, Fondazione Policlinico "Tor Vergata",
viale Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy
Chairman: Giovanni Simonetti;
Email:elena.dicaprera@virgilio.it
 
Patient
female, 45 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Ultrasound examination

    Ultrasound examination shows, in front of the aortic bifurcation, a capsulated lesion, hypoechoic as a fluid component, size 4x5 cm. At the level of the anterior wall of the lesion there are solid hyperechoic areas.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    MRI imaging

    MRI axial (a,b,c), sagittal (d,e), coronal images (f) showed a lesion in the mesogastric region of 4x5 cm, hyperintense in T2weighted images. Post Gd-DTPA (d) images showed enhancement of the lesion.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
Ultrasound examination shows, in front of the aortic bifurcation, a capsulated lesion, hypoechoic as a fluid component, size 4x5 cm. At the level of the anterior wall of the lesion there are solid hyperechoic areas.
 
MRI axial (a,b,c), sagittal (d,e), coronal images (f) showed a lesion in the mesogastric region of 4x5 cm, hyperintense in T2weighted images. Post Gd-DTPA (d) images showed enhancement of the lesion.
 
 
 
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