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Lin Ching-Chung - - 2005
Solitary non-parasitic liver cysts are being increasingly diagnosed due to the increased use of abdominal sonography. The majority of solitary liver cysts are asymptomatic; however, there are some complications which include infection, perforation, spontaneous hemorrhage, obstructive jaundice and neoplastic degeneration. In some cases a cystic liver lesion may mimic a ...
Laberge J-M - - 2005
This report describes a fetus with a large multiloculated cystic liver mass. Two small abdominal cysts were seen on ultrasound at 19 weeks of gestation but the patient was referred to us at 23 weeks, after the mass had grown to 8.0 x 5.6 x 7.0 cm, displacing intra-abdominal organs, ...
Prasad Srinivasa R - - 2005
Fat-containing tumors of the liver are a heterogeneous group of tumors with characteristic histologic features, variable biologic profiles, and variable imaging findings. Benign liver lesions that contain fat include focal or geographic fatty change (steatosis), pseudolesions due to postoperative packing material (omentum), adenoma, focal nodular hyperplasia, lipoma, angiomyolipoma, cystic teratoma, ...
Elsayes Hussain B - - 2005
A large ectopic liver nodule connected to the greater omentum had undergone infarction and separation because of torsion of its connecting stalk and was the cause of acute abdominal pain and elevated liver enzymes in a young female child. At laparotomy for a suspected perforated appendicitis, a hemorrhagic peritoneal fluid ...
Culafic Djordje - - 2005
BACKGROUND: The liver is often involved secondarily by sytemic/extrahepatic vascular, metabolic, infectious, granulomatous, and malignant processes. CASE REPORT: A 57-year old woman was admitted because of fatigue, malaise, night sweating and right upper abdominal quadrant pain. Physical findings revealed pale skin and mucosae, and hepatomegaly. Laboratory data showed normocytic, normochromic ...
Siegel Corey A - - 2005
Clinical imaging and serologic testing are increasingly replacing biopsy for diagnosing hepatic diseases. However, more biopsies are being done to stage and grade hepatitis C and fatty liver disease, to diagnose space-occupying lesions (typically with fine-needle aspiration biopsy), and to assess response to therapy. If biopsy is planned, it is ...
Braga Larissa - - 2005
The aim of this article is to provide an overview of MRI features of primary and secondary liver lesions after intervention. Emphasis is given to T2- and T1-weighted pre and post intravenous gadolinium chelates appearance of successfully treated lesions and, from residual/recurrent tumors after therapy. In addition, complications after procedures ...
Chang S K Y - - 2005
Focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) is a benign liver tumour with an asymptomatic course, rarely causing complications. When the diagnosis is certain, only watchful observation is necessary. We highlight an interesting case of a 42-year-old woman with a FNH that ruptured and became haemorrhagic, thus presenting as an acute surgical abdomen. ...
Nakamura N - - 2005
Among meat inspectors in Hokkaido, Japan, the term "bovine parasitic hepatitis" (BPH) has long been used to refer to a hepatic disorder characterized by multiple small yellowish lesions. However, the aetiology is unknown. By means of detailed histopathological examination, fragments of parasitic worms resembling Capillaria were detected in nine (2.25%) ...
Napoleão Fátima - - 2005
A case of pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) due to Rhodococcus equi in an immunocompetent individual was successfully treated by combining surgery and antibiotics. The R. equi-targeted antimicrobial agents erythromycin and rifampin were used only after surgical resection of the lesion and identification of the infective organism.
Sherman Morris - - 2005
The advent of screening programs for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with chronic viral hepatitis and cirrhosis has resulted in detection of smaller and smaller lesions in the liver. Some of these are small carcinomas, but many are not malignant in nature or are potential precursors to malignancy. Neither radiology nor ...
Samaiya Atul - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Malignant small bowel tumors are very rare and leiomyosarcoma accounts for less than 15% of the cases. Management of these tumors is challenging in view of nonspecific symptoms, unusual presentation and high incidence of metastasis. In this case report, an unusual presentation of jejunal sarcoma and management of liver ...
Kaplan Gilaad G - - 2005
Metastatic malignant melanoma to the liver resulting in fulminant hepatic failure is a rare occurrence. A 46 year old man presented to hospital with massive hepatomegaly, elevated liver enzymes and increased lactate three weeks following resection of a malignant melanoma from his shoulder (Clark level 5). Initially stable, he decompensated ...
Vennarecci Giovanni - - 2005
We report a new case of benign solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) of the liver. A 65-year-old man presented to our unit with upper right abdominal discomfort. On examination abdominal distension was present and palpation showed a large firm mass in the right hypochondrium and epigastrium. The patient's past medical history ...
Yesim Gurbuz - - 2005
Mesenchymal hamartoma is an uncommon cystic mass of the liver which occurs primarily in children. There are a few reports of its occurrence in adulthood. Here, we present two cases in female patients, 54 and 51 years old. Radiological examinations in both patients showed multiple cystic lesions in the liver. ...
Takami Shigeaki - - 2005
The major organs and tissues of 24 broiler chickens (70 or 71 days old) suspected of spindle-cell proliferative disease (SPD) because of showing the tumorous lesions distributed throughout the body at meat inspection were collected for histopathological and immunohistochemical examination. Macroscopically, liver, spleen and cecal tonsil showed severe enlargement and ...
Digumarthy Subba R - - 2005
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the commonest malignancy of the liver and is usually due to cirrhosis. Early detection of HCC and the premalignant dysplastic nodules has implications on the management options of tumor ablation, liver resection and transplantation. Magnetic resonance imaging is useful for the detection and characterization of lesions, ...
Chung Y F A - - 2005
This pictorial essay aims to show the clinical mimicry of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and its diagnostic difficulty, and to create awareness among clinicians and radiologists of potential diagnostic pitfalls. A selected consecutive series of hepatectomies with proven HCC over a three-year period, identifying clinical presentation, blood results and imaging of ...
Chun Hsee Li - - 2005
Focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) is a benign condition of the liver that is often discovered incidentally on radiological investigation. FNH has no malignant potential, is rarely symptomatic and surgical intervention is almost never required. However, eight patients with a diagnosis of FNH associated with upper abdominal pain or rapid growth ...
Celik Halil - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate hyperechoic focal liver lesions with pulse inversion harmonic imaging in the late phase of SH U 508A (Levovist; Schering AG, Berlin, Germany) and to determine whether quantitative evaluation improves the characterization of the lesions. METHODS: Twenty-six patients with hyperechoic liver lesions ...
Hsieh Chung-Bao - - 2005
A 65-year-old man who had received radiation therapy for nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC) 3 years earlier presented with a 3-week history of right upper quadrant abdominal pain and a feeling of fullness. There had been no evidence of metastasis on his follow-up examinations. Computed tomography scan showed a huge complex cyst ...
Rogoveanu I - - 2005
The diagnosis of primitive hepatocellular carcinoma, infiltrative form, arose on liver cirrhosis is often difficult because the imagistic investigations could not relevate the tumoral formation. We are presenting the case of a 56 years patient, diagnosed with viral B liver cirrhosis, in which the clinical symptomatology and laboratory investigations were ...
Qureshi S S - - 2005
Metastases of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) to the bones are common but bone metastases of hepatocellular carcinoma in the presence of a normal liver are an uncommon entity. A 50-year-old male patient presented with a rapidly growing tumour on the sternum. Biopsy of the lesion showed metastatic sternal tumour from a ...
Locke Jayme E - - 2005
Inflammatory pseudotumor of the liver (IPL) is a rare benign neoplasm. It often masquerades as a malignancy, either primary or metastatic. We describe the case of a 71-year-old man who presented with fever and malaise. Workup revealed a cecal mass, as well as a lesion in the left lobe of ...
Jakowski Joseph D - - 2004
We report a case of a ciliated hepatic foregut cyst (CHFC) in the left lobe of the liver in a 42-year-old woman. To date, only 60 cases of these respiratory epithelial lined hepatic cysts have been reported since first described by Friedrich in 1857. CHFC are believed to be congenitally ...
Tchelepi Hisham - - 2004
Detecting and characterizing focal liver lesions is one of the most difficult challenges in imaging today. All standard noninvasive imaging modalities are less sensitive than generally perceived, and characterization is imperfect. Liver sonography's main strengths are its ability to definitively characterize common benign lesions (eg, cysts and hemangiomas), safety, low ...
Coban Sahin - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Hepatocellular carcinoma is a common malignancy for which chronic hepatitis B infection has been defined as the most common etiologic factor. The most frequent metastatic sites are the lung, bone, lymphatics, and brain, respectively. Metastases to the chest wall have been reported only rarely. CASE PRESENTATION: We report a ...
Sasi Omai Al - - 2005
A 10-year-old boy with congenital immunodeficiency (X-linked agammaglobulinaemia) presented with loss of appetite and weight, right-sided abdominal pain, diarrhoea and low-grade fever. Radiological investigations with barium follow-through, CT, PET and octreotide scans revealed a primary caecal/ascending proximal colonic mass with liver and bony metastases. Urine screen for 5HIAA was positive. ...
Alobaidi Mohammad - - 2004
Focal lesions of the liver often have various imaging characteristics which may be interpreted as either benign or malignant. Understanding the underlying pathophysiology of these liver lesions may lead to characteristic imaging manifestations, which direct the radiologist to the diagnosis. Benign lesions include congenital hepatic cyst, autosomal dominant polycystic disease, ...
Alobaidi Mohammad - - 2004
Malignant primary and metastatic lesions of the liver have a myriad of imaging appearances. Discriminating between the various lesions requires an understanding of the underlying pathophysiology and imaging characteristics that lead to their malignant appearances. A pattern approach of recognition by imaging with understanding of why particular lesions behave the ...
Iwadate Haruyo - - 2004
A 23-year-old man was admitted to our department due to hemorrhage from gastric varices. He had been diagnosed as having Wilson's disease at the age of 17. Abdominal ultrasonography and computed tomography (CT) showed portal thrombosis and a large mass occupying most of the right lobe in the liver. The ...
Hsu Chih-Wei - - 2004
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The management of benign liver tumors in Asian countries endemic for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) may be different from that in western countries with a lower prevalence of HCC. The aim of this study was to investigate the characteristics of surgically treated benign liver tumors in a liver ...
Talwalkar Jayant A - - 2004
The diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) includes detection of the index lesion, staging of the lesion within the liver, and assessment for extrahepatic metastasis. HCC is a highly vascular neoplasm usually arising in a cirrhotic liver. Based on this concept, consensus criteria have been developed for the radiographic diagnosis of ...
Sen M - - 2004
A 10 x 9 mm metastasis-like lesion in segment V of the liver was detected, when a 70-year-old man was operated on for adenocarcinoma of the stomach. Since exact diagnosis of the hepatic lesion could not be made by frozen sections, the lesion was excised, considering it to be a ...
Yagi Hiroshi - - 2004
Squamous cell carcinoma is an extremely rare primary liver tumour. A 42-year-old man presented at our hospital on 19 February 1986, with pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen and general fatigue, and reported an 8 year history of this complaint. Ultrasonography showed four cystic masses in the ...
Siösteen A K - - 2004
Intra-operative ultrasound (IOUS) is considered to be the most sensitive imaging modality for detection of focal liver lesions. It has been shown to affect the clinical management of patients with hepatic colorectal metastases and primary liver tumours undergoing exploratory laparotomy and segmental resection. However, small, and especially iso-echoic lesions are ...
Fiamingo Pietro - - 2004
Biliary cystadenoma is a very rare hepatic neoplasm, accounting for fewer than 5% of cystic neoplasms of the liver; regardless of the various diagnostic modalities, such a lesion may be difficult to distinguish preoperatively from a cystadenocarcinoma. Although a diagnosis of cystadenoma during open hepatic surgery demands a complete surgical ...
Tom Wynnson W - - 2004
We sought to describe the role of opposed-phase MRI in the diagnosis of nodular fatty sparing in the liver. Nodular fatty sparing of the liver displays characteristic findings on opposed-phase MRI. Because the lesion may otherwise mimic a hepatic tumor, knowledge of these findings may prevent unnecessary biopsy or inappropriate ...
Gulbas Zafer - - 2004
A 49-year-old, previously healthy nurse presented with hepatic lesions and severe peripheral eosinophilia due to strongyloidiasis. Imaging studies of the abdomen showed predominantly peripheral, confluent hepatic lesions. The hepatic lesions and eosinophilia did not show any improvement with albendazole, but completely resolved with ivermectin treatment. Our findings suggest that Strongyloides ...
Bean Marchelle J - - 2004
Although medical literature and differential diagnoses discussions tend to be organ specific, systemic diseases more commonly manifest with multi-organ involvement. Detection of dual organ involvement combined with clinical history narrows the differential to provide a more specific diagnosis. Two organs closely linked are the liver and the spleen. Many processes ...
Romano Fabrizio - - 2004
Cystic hepatic metastases arising from lung cancer are rare. We herein describe a case of a 71-year-old women admitted to our hospital for abdominal pain 6 months after the resection of a lung adenocarcinoma. Two cystic lesions of the liver were discovered at abdominal ultrasonography and computerized tomography scan. An ...
Weiler H - - 2004
A 38-year-old man with a history of chronic alcohol abuse had suffered from numerous acute episodes of chronic pancreatitis in the last 7 years. Those episodes were complicated by the formation of a pseudocyst in the pancreatic head. He presented himself with vomiting and abdominal pain as well as diarrhoea ...
Campbell M S - - 2004
Liver biopsy is traditionally the 'gold standard' for the evaluation of liver diseases. There are several situations in which its role is being challenged. In hepatitis C, liver biopsy helps assess prognosis and treatment candidacy. An important exception is genotype 2 or 3 because treatment is more likely to succeed ...
Rudolph J - - 2004
PURPOSE: To describe an unusual enhancement pattern of hepatosplenic candidiasis (HSC) liver lesions in biphasic spiral liver computed tomography (CT). MATERIAL AND METHODS: Twenty-one patients with suspected HSC were scanned with a biphasic liver CT perfusion protocol. The liver lesions detected were assessed for their morphology and enhancement pattern during ...
Kurland Jayde E - - 2004
Pyogenic and amebic liver abscesses are the two most common hepatic abscesses. Amebic abscesses are more common in areas where Entamoeba histolytica is endemic, whereas pyogenic abscesses are more common in developed countries. Pyogenic abscess severity is dependent on the bacterial source and the underlying condition of the patient. Amebic ...
Politi Ekaterini N EN Department of Cytopathology, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece. - - 2004
To detect argyrophilic nucleolar organizer regions (AgNORs) in ThinPrep (Cytyc Corp., Boxborough, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) liver fine needle aspiration (FNA) specimens and to define the diagnostic value of their quantitative analysis in the evaluation of hepatic lesions. ThinPrep liquid-based FNA biopsy specimens from 49 malignant and benign liver lesions were resampled, ...
Bryant Thomas H - - 2004
PURPOSE: To evaluate in a prospective multicenter study whether conventional ultrasonographic (US) characterization of liver lesions can be improved by imaging during the liver-specific phase of SH U 508A uptake in the microbubble-specific agent detection imaging mode. MATERIALS AND METHODS: One hundred forty-two patients with liver lesions underwent conventional gray-scale ...
Abdulkader I - - 2004
We report 3 unusual cases of liver cell adenomas with some uncommon features, corresponding to 3 women aged 45, 37, and 41 years, respectively. The diagnosis was incidental in 2 cases, and the third presented with abdominal pain. Radiologic findings were consistent with liver-cell adenoma, but gross examination failed to ...
Psatha Evlampia A - - 2004
We report the MR appearance of undifferentiated (embryonal) sarcoma of the liver (USL) in a 13-year-old female who presented with a 1-year history of intermittent abdominal pain, weight loss, and fatigue. The tumor was a large, solitary, well-defined focal mass lesion with multiple cystic spaces, septations, and substantial central necrosis.
Stine Cynthia B - - 2004
The goal of this study was to intensively sample a small number of livers from a population of mummichog exposed to PAH-contaminated sediments and evaluate them for lesion pathology, distribution, shape, and volume, and the number of histological sections needed to adequately describe the extent of various lesions. Volumetric data ...
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