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Case 9127

Imaging findings of mucinous hepatobiliary cystadenoma

Author(s)
Di Pietropaolo M, Carbonetti F, Nezzo M, Di Renzo S, Federici G F, Iannicelli E.
II Medical School, Unviersity of Rome "La Sapienza".
Department of Radiology, Sant Andrea Hospital.
 
Patient
female, 41 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Abdominal US on sagittal and axial planes
     

    Large hepatic cystic mass with thick wall and fine internal echoes because of a dense fluid content.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound;

    Large hepatic cystic mass with thick wall and fine internal echoes because of a dense fluid content.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Pre- and post-contrast CT scan
     

    On the precontrast axial image a large cystic mass with regular contours and rare calcifications in the right lobe of the liver is shown.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT;

    Enhanced CT scan reveals a cystic mass, dislocating the vessels, with a thick wall with moderate enhancement.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT;

    The image shows few thin internal septations.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT;

    Coronal reconstruction shows a dislocation of the right kidney by the cystic mass.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT;
     
     
Large hepatic cystic mass with thick wall and fine internal echoes because of a dense fluid content.
 
Large hepatic cystic mass with thick wall and fine internal echoes because of a dense fluid content.
 
On the precontrast axial image a large cystic mass with regular contours and rare calcifications in the right lobe of the liver is shown.
 
Enhanced CT scan reveals a cystic mass, dislocating the vessels, with a thick wall with moderate enhancement.
 
The image shows few thin internal septations.
 
Coronal reconstruction shows a dislocation of the right kidney by the cystic mass.
 
 
 
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