EURORAD ESR

Case 13476

Paracaval lipoma

Author(s)
Rui Tiago Gil

Instituto Português de Oncologia de Lisboa,
Francisco Gentil, Lisboa, Portugal
e-mail:ruitiagogil@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 76 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial contrast-enhanced CT image

    Axial contrast-enhanced CT shows a nodular filling defect with fat attenuation (white arrow) in the medial aspect of the intrahepatic portion of the inferior vena cava.

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Technical aspects; Special Focus: Artefact;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Sagittal contrast-enhanced CT image

    Sagittal reconstruction of CT images obtained with intravenous contrast medium shows a band of adipose tissue (white arrow) in the posterior aspect of the inferior vena cava.

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Technical aspects; Special Focus: Artefact;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Coronal contrast-enhanced CT image

    Coronal reconstruction of CT images with intravenous contrast medium show a band of adipose tissue (white arrow) in the medial aspect of the inferior vena cava. An abdominal aortic aneurism was also documented (black...

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Technical aspects; Special Focus: Artefact;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Axial contrast-enhanced CT image

    Axial contrast-enhanced CT performed 3 months before shows the same nodular filling defect with fat attenuation (white arrow) in the medial aspect of the intrahepatic portion of the inferior vena cava.

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Technical aspects; Special Focus: Artefact;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Coronal chest CT image

    Coronal reconstruction of chest CT images reveals the primary tumour in the left lung (black arrow) and a secondary cavitated lesion in the right lung (white-arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Treatment effects; Special Focus: Cavitation; Metastases; Neoplasia;
     
     
Axial contrast-enhanced CT shows a nodular filling defect with fat attenuation (white arrow) in the medial aspect of the intrahepatic portion of the inferior vena cava.
 
Sagittal reconstruction of CT images obtained with intravenous contrast medium shows a band of adipose tissue (white arrow) in the posterior aspect of the inferior vena cava.
 
Coronal reconstruction of CT images with intravenous contrast medium show a band of adipose tissue (white arrow) in the medial aspect of the inferior vena cava. An abdominal aortic aneurism was also documented (black arrow).
 
Axial contrast-enhanced CT performed 3 months before shows the same nodular filling defect with fat attenuation (white arrow) in the medial aspect of the intrahepatic portion of the inferior vena cava.
 
Coronal reconstruction of chest CT images reveals the primary tumour in the left lung (black arrow) and a secondary cavitated lesion in the right lung (white-arrow).
 
 
 
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