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Case 13478

Subcapsular liver haematoma: a rare complication of HELLP syndrome

Author(s)
Taam I, Zhari B, Dafiri R, Allali N

Rabat, Morocco
Email:ik-med@hotmail.fr
 
Patient
female, 34 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Ultrasound of liver

    Ultrasound of liver shows a hypoechoic subcapsular lentiform mass paralleling the right hepatic lobe (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Genital / Reproductive system female; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Haemorrhage;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Axial and coronal reformatted enhanced CT abdomen

    A contrast-enhanced CT shows a hypodense subcapsular collection of the right hepatic lobe repressing the parenchyma without perfusion disorders: Subcapsular liver heamatoma.

     
    Area of Interest: Genital / Reproductive system female; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Haemorrhage;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Intraoperative aspect of the subcapsular liver haematoma

    Intraoperative aspect of the liver: A voluminous subcapsular haematoma of the right liver.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Haemorrhage;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Axial and coronal reformatted enhanced CT 15 days postpartum

    Axial and coronal reformatted enhanced CT 15 days postpartum shows a discrete regression of the subcapsular liver haematoma.

     
    Area of Interest: Genital / Reproductive system female; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Haemorrhage;
     
     
Ultrasound of liver shows a hypoechoic subcapsular lentiform mass paralleling the right hepatic lobe (arrow).
 
A contrast-enhanced CT shows a hypodense subcapsular collection of the right hepatic lobe repressing the parenchyma without perfusion disorders: Subcapsular liver heamatoma.
 
Intraoperative aspect of the liver: A voluminous subcapsular haematoma of the right liver.
 
Axial and coronal reformatted enhanced CT 15 days postpartum shows a discrete regression of the subcapsular liver haematoma.
 
 
 
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