EURORAD ESR

Case 13766

Paracaval lipoma

Author(s)
Bruyère C, Scheffler M

Department of Radiology, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland. Address correspondance to C.B. (e-mail: clemence.bruyere@hcuge.ch)
 
Patient
female, 91 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    CT

    Axial contrast-enhanced CT image of upper abdomen shows fat-attenuation image projecting onto inferior vena cava lumen (arrow). Image is situated close to the level of the right hepatic vein opening (arrowhead).

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Tissue characterisation;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT

    Coronally reconstructed image of the same study shows extravascular origin and stalk of the fatty element (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Tissue characterisation;
     
     
Axial contrast-enhanced CT image of upper abdomen shows fat-attenuation image projecting onto inferior vena cava lumen (arrow). Image is situated close to the level of the right hepatic vein opening (arrowhead).
 
Coronally reconstructed image of the same study shows extravascular origin and stalk of the fatty element (arrow).
 
 
 
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