Thursday, June 26, 2008

Giant Hemangioma of Liver-Triple Phase CT

Cavernous hemangioma is the most common benign hepatic tumor. It typically occurs in women. Lesions measuring more than 4 cm in diameter are known as "giant hemangiomas" and often cause symptoms such as vague abdominal distention and pain. The constellation of giant hemangioma, thrombocytopenia, and localized consumption coagulopathy is known as the Kasabach–Merritt syndrome. This is a case of 40 year old female with giant hemangioma of liver with triple phase CT showing classical centripetal fill-in.

Dr Jaya Shankar, MD and Dr.Sumer K Sethi, MD
Sr Consultant Radiologist ,VIMHANS and CEO-Teleradiology Providers


saadat tahir said...

nicely presented case
recently did a similar case at kfsh buraidah...
dr saadat
consultant radiologist

Sumer Sethi said...

thanks for your comment and participation on my site

Anonymous said...

How large was this particular tumor? Mine was 12.6x10.5 cm as of Dec 8, 2012. Now it is causing constant pain and pressure. I feel full after a modest meal.

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