Uncommon imaging evolutions of focal liver lesions in cirrhosis

Federica Vernuccio, Massimo Midiri, Giuseppe Brancatelli, Roberto Cannella, Federica Vernuccio, Alessandro Furlan, Alberto Calandra, Giorgia Porrello

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Objective: The purpose of this article is to describe and illustrate uncommon imaging evolutions of benign (i.e., cyst, hemangioma, focal nodular hyperplasia-like nodules, and hepatic angiomyolipoma) and malignant (i.e., HCC and non HCC malignancies) lesions in a cirrhotic liver. The content highlights relevant pathogenesis and imaging clues for proper differential diagnosis. Revision of prior imaging and knowledge of these scenarios may help the abdominal radiologist to reach a noninvasive diagnosis and direct the patient to the most appropriate clinical management. Conclusion: Uncommon imaging evolutions of focal liver lesions in cirrhosis may represent a challenge for the abdominal radiologist, with atypical changes in size, and internal vascularization changes that may lead to misdiagnoses.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)3069-3077
Numero di pagine9
RivistaAbdominal Radiology
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology
  • Urology

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