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Abdominal Hemangiomas: A Pictorial Review of Unusual, Atypical, and Rare Types.
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PMID:  22397826     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Hemangiomas are a radiologist's dream lesions because they allow a confident diagnosis most of the time. However, within the abdomen, hemangiomas may occur in such atypical locations and can have such unusual features that they cause significant diagnostic dilemma and may end up being excised surgically. The literature is replete with isolated case reports of atypical hemangiomas in the abdominal cavity, and, to our knowledge, so far, there is no comprehensive review. We present, in this article, a pictorial review of a gamut of uncommon hemangiomas and hemangiomatosis syndromes. Knowledge of these rare types can help in limiting diagnostic errors and increase the confidence of radiologists, thus avoiding unnecessary surgeries.
Vijayanadh Ojili; Sree Harsha Tirumani; Gowthaman Gunabushanam; Arpit Nagar; Venkateswar Rao Surabhi; Kedar N Chintapalli; John Ryan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-3-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian Association of Radiologists journal = Journal l'Association canadienne des radiologistes     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0846-5371     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-3-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8812910     Medline TA:  Can Assoc Radiol J     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Canadian Association of Radiologists. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Radiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, United States.
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